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                           The Life of Benson, Floyd Herman
1897/02/04 to 1911/02/16 male No children Farm boy
...Date... AGE Event
1897/--/-- -1 - American comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids is begun by Rudolph Dirks.
1897/--/-- -1 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt helps to found the Vienna Secession group.
1897/--/-- -1 - British physician Havelock Ellis begins his Studies in the Psychology of Sex.
1897/--/-- -1 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes Captains Courageous.
1897/--/-- -1 - French dramatist Edmond Rostand writes Cyrano de Bergerac.
1897/--/-- -1 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Sleeping Gypsy.
1897/--/-- -1 - McKinley is inaugurated as the 25th U.S. president; Hobart becomes vice-president.
1897/--/-- -1 - Russian author Anton Chekhov writes the play Uncle Vanya.
1897/--/-- -1 - Stanislavsky founds the Moscow Art Theater and begins the method acting technique.
1897/--/-- -1 - The first subway un the U.S. opens in Boston.
1897/--/-- -1 - Theodor Herzl organizes the World Zionist Congress at Basel in Switzerland.
1897/--/-- -1 - William Mckinley (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1897/02/04 0 *** Benson, Floyd Herman - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1897/02/19 0 *** Benson, Willis Daniel [Grandfather] - Died Kelso, Lincoln, TN Kelso, Lincoln, TN Benson Cemetery
1897/08/18 0 *** Benson, Rufus (Rufe) Danial [1st cousin] - Born to Benson, William Bradford Alexander and Omohundro, Margaret (Maggie)
1898/--/-- 0 - Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw publishes Arms and the Man.
1898/--/-- 0 - Britain obtains a 99-year lease for Hong Kong from the Chinese.
1898/--/-- 0 - Commodore Dewey destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila harbor.
1898/--/-- 0 - Cuba occupied by U.S. and released
1898/--/-- 0 - English author H. G. Wells publishes The War of the Worlds.
1898/--/-- 0 - Spain cedes Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the U.S. in the Treaty of Paris.
1898/--/-- 0 - Spanish-American War, Cuba, Phillipines, US
1898/--/-- 0 - The Boxer Uprising begins in China; Empress Tz'u-hsi imprisons the emperor.
1898/--/-- 0 - The British under Kitchener defeat the Mahdists at Omdurman in Sudan.
1898/--/-- 0 - The Fashoda Incident leads to a French withdrawal from the Sudan.
1898/--/-- 0 - The Spanish fleet is destroyed off Cuba; Spain sues for peace.
1898/--/-- 0 - The Spanish-American War begins with a declaration of war by Congress.
1898/--/-- 0 - The U.S. army uses machine guns for the first time in the battle of Santiago.
1898/--/-- 0 - The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in the Spanish port of Manila in the Philippines.
1898/--/-- 0 - U.S. troops land on Cuba; Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders are in action.
1898/--/-- 0 - William Randolph Hearst's yellow journalism inflames anti-Spanish feelings.
1898/10/22 1 *** Benson, Richard Oscar [Brother] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1899/--/-- 1 - American artist Winslow Homer paints the Gulf Stream.
1899/--/-- 1 - American composer Scott Joplin publishes his Maple Leaf Rag.
1899/--/-- 1 - Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh completes the Glasgow School of Art.
1899/--/-- 1 - English composer Edward Elgar writes The Enigma Variations.
1899/--/-- 1 - Journalist and future statesman Winston Churchill escapes from Boer captivity.
1899/--/-- 1 - Sigmund Freud "Interpretation of Dreams"
1899/--/-- 1 - The British under Robert Baden-Powell are besieged by the Boers at Mafeking.
1899/--/-- 1 - The South African War begins between the Boers (Afrikaners) and the British.
1899/--/-- 1 - U.S. Secretary of State John M. Hay advocates an Open Door Policy for China.
1900/--/-- 2 - American novelist Theodore Dreiser publishes his first novel Sister Carrie.
1900/--/-- 2 - An international force lifts the Boxer siege of Peking.
1900/--/-- 2 - British politician Keir Hardie helps to found the Labour party.
1900/--/-- 2 - Chinese nationalists besiege foreigners in Peking during the Boxer Uprising.
1900/--/-- 2 - Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invents the electrocardiograph.
1900/--/-- 2 - Hawaii is made a U.S. Territory; Sanford Dole serves as the first governor.
1900/--/-- 2 - Hector Guimard uses Art Nouveau designs for the entrances to the Paris Metro.
1900/--/-- 2 - Humbert I is assassinated; he is succeeded by Victor Emanuel III as king of Italy.
1900/--/-- 2 - Italian author Gabriele D'Annunzio publishes The Flame of Life.
1900/--/-- 2 - James J. Jeffries beats Jim Corbett to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
1900/--/-- 2 - Max Planck formulates the quantum theory in physics.
1900/--/-- 2 - Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams.
1900/--/-- 2 - Sir Arthur Evans begins the excavation of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
1900/--/-- 2 - The Boers begin a guerrilla war against the British occupation forces.
1900/--/-- 2 - The British defeat the Boer (Afrikaner) armies in South Africa and occupy Pretoria.
1900/--/-- 2 - The U.S. wins the first Davis Cup tennis contest.
1900/04/18 3 *** Benson, Alfred Clayton [1st cousin] - Born to Benson, William Bradford Alexander and Omohundro, Margaret (Maggie)
1900/09/06 3 *** Benson, Lena May [Sister] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1901/--/-- 3 - A 39,000 year-old frozen mammoth is discovered in Russia.
1901/--/-- 3 - A stele bearing the Code of Hammurabi is discovered in Susa, Iran.
1901/--/-- 3 - American surgeon Walter Reed proves that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes.
1901/--/-- 3 - An American League of baseball is formed in competition to the National League.
1901/--/-- 3 - Andrew Carnegie sells his company and devotes himself to philanthropy.
1901/--/-- 3 - Britain incorporates Ashanti territory into the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1901/--/-- 3 - English author Beatrix Potter publishes her children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
1901/--/-- 3 - Guglielmo Marconi tests radio transmissions between England and Newfoundland.
1901/--/-- 3 - King C. Gillette founds the American Safety Razor Company.
1901/--/-- 3 - Pres. McKinley shot by anarchist
1901/--/-- 3 - President McKinley is assassinated by the anarchist Leon Czolgosz.
1901/--/-- 3 - Queen Victoria dies; she is succeeded by her son Edward VII.
1901/--/-- 3 - Russia occupies Manchuria in north-east China.
1901/--/-- 3 - Sergei Rachmaninoff writes his Second Piano Concerto.
1901/--/-- 3 - Sir Edward Elgar composes the first of his five Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
1901/--/-- 3 - Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's Blue Period begins.
1901/--/-- 3 - Temperance advocate Carry Nation uses a hatchet to attack a Kansas saloon.
1901/--/-- 3 - The Commonwealth of Australia is founded.
1901/--/-- 3 - The first U.S. national bowling tournament is held.
1901/--/-- 3 - Theodore Roosevelt (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1901/--/-- 3 - Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 26th U.S. president.
1901/--/-- 3 - Victor L. Berger and Eugene V. Debs help found the American Socialist party.
1901/01/02 3 - Edward VII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1901/10/27 4 *** Benson, Alfred Clayton [1st cousin] - Died
1902/--/-- 4 - American artist Robert Henri paints the New York street scene West 57th Street.
1902/--/-- 4 - Conan Doyle writes the Sherlock Holmes adventure The Hound of the Baskervilles.
1902/--/-- 4 - English author Joseph Conrad publishes Heart of Darkness.
1902/--/-- 4 - French filmmaker Georges Melies produces A Trip to the Moon.
1902/--/-- 4 - Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso makes his first phonographic recording.
1902/--/-- 4 - Maksim Gorky's The Lower Depths is produced at the Moscow Art Theater.
1902/--/-- 4 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1902/--/-- 4 - Roosevelt begins conservation of forests
1902/--/-- 4 - The Photo-Secession group is founded in New York by photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
1902/--/-- 4 - The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the South African War.
1902/07/07 5 *** Benson, Alcie Jane [Sister] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1902/08/-- 5 - Edward VII crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India at Wes
1903/--/-- 5 - Alexander, King of Serbia, is assassinated; he is succeeded by Peter I.
1903/--/-- 5 - American author Jack London publishes The Call of the Wild.
1903/--/-- 5 - American novelist Henry James publishes The Ambassadors.
1903/--/-- 5 - Bernard Shaw's play Man and Superman is produced in London.
1903/--/-- 5 - Colonel Francis Younghusband leads a British military expedition into Tibet.
1903/--/-- 5 - Edwin S. Porter directs the pioneering Western film The Great Train Robbery.
1903/--/-- 5 - Emmeline Pankhurst founds the Women's Social and Political Union in Britain.
1903/--/-- 5 - Marie and Pierre Curie win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on radioactivity.
1903/--/-- 5 - Orville Wright makes the first successful flight in a self-propelled airplane.
1903/--/-- 5 - Panama declares its independence from Columbia; the U.S. recognizes the new republic.
1903/--/-- 5 - The Rolls-Royce automobile company is founded in Britain.
1903/--/-- 5 - The U.S. acquires perpetual control over the Panama Canal Zone.
1903/--/-- 5 - The first World Series baseball game is played.
1903/--/-- 5 - Vladimir Ilich Lenin organizes the Bolshevik revolutionary group.
1903/--/-- 5 - Wright Bros. first airplane
1903/10/-- 6 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (3) AL BOSTON (5)
1904/--/-- 6 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is produced.
1904/--/-- 6 - Ivan Pavlov, discoverer of the conditioned reflex, is awarded the Nobel Prize.
1904/--/-- 6 - James Barrie's play Peter Pan is produced in London.
1904/--/-- 6 - Max Weber publishes The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
1904/--/-- 6 - Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to intervene in Latin America
1904/--/-- 6 - Russia and Japan at war
1904/--/-- 6 - Russian author Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard is produced.
1904/--/-- 6 - Territorial disputes in Manchuria begin the Russo-Japanese War.
1904/--/-- 6 - The Abbey Theatre is founded in Dublin.
1904/--/-- 6 - The New York City subway is opened.
1904/05/01 7 *** Benson, Roy Lee [Brother] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1904/12/27 7 *** Benson, Ella Frances [1st cousin] - Born to Benson, William Bradford Alexander and Omohundro, Margaret (Maggie) Lincoln County, Tennessee
1905/--/-- 7 - A general strike and revolution begin in Russia; Nicholas II grants a constitution.
1905/--/-- 7 - Albert Einstein proposes Special Theory of Relativity
1905/--/-- 7 - Ambrose Fleming invents the thermionic valve, used to improve radio reception.
1905/--/-- 7 - American humorist and actor Will Rogers makes his New York City debut.
1905/--/-- 7 - American labor leader Eugene V. Debs founds the Industrial Workers of the World.
1905/--/-- 7 - Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen founds the T'ung-meng hui (Alliance Society).
1905/--/-- 7 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner organizes the expressionist painters group Die Brucke.
1905/--/-- 7 - French territorial ambitions spark the first Moroccan crisis.
1905/--/-- 7 - German physicist Albert Einstein proposes his Special Theory of Relativity.
1905/--/-- 7 - German poet Rainer Maria Rilke publishes The Book of Hours.
1905/--/-- 7 - Henri Matisse and Andre Derain form the Fauves (Wild Beasts) art movement.
1905/--/-- 7 - Psychologist Alfred Binet develops intelligence tests for school children.
1905/--/-- 7 - Roosevelt begins his second term as U.S. president; Fairbanks becomes vice-president.
1905/--/-- 7 - The Cullinan diamond is found in South Africa; it weighs 3,106 carats.
1905/--/-- 7 - The Russian fleet is destroyed by the Japanese at the Battle of Tsushima.
1905/--/-- 7 - The Sinn Fein Irish nationalist movement is founded by Arthur Griffith.
1905/--/-- 7 - The union of Norway and Sweden is dissolved; Haakon VII is elected king of Norway.
1905/--/-- 7 - W.E.B. Du Bois forms the Niagara Movement to demand full civil rights for black Americans.
1905/--/-- 7 - mini-revolution in Russia
1905/10/-- 8 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (1)
1906/--/-- 8 - British author John Galsworthy publishes the first novel of The Forsythe Saga.
1906/--/-- 8 - H.M.S. Dreadnought, the first modern battleship, is launched.
1906/--/-- 8 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen traverses the Northwest Passage.
1906/--/-- 8 - The Aga Khan III forms the All-India Moslim League.
1906/--/-- 8 - The Dreyfus affair ends with the pardoning of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.
1906/--/-- 8 - The San Francisco earthquake kills 700.
1906/--/-- 8 - Under the Platt Amendment U.S. troops return to Cuba to quell rebellion and restore order.
1906/--/-- 8 - Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle leads to the U.S. Pure Foods and Drugs Act.
1906/05/20 9 *** Benson, Bonnie Sue [Sister] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1906/10/-- 9 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1907/--/-- 9 - A Triple Entente is formed between Britain, France and Russia.
1907/--/-- 9 - Anna Pavlova dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
1907/--/-- 9 - Irish playwright J.M. Synge writes The Playboy of the Western World.
1907/--/-- 9 - Lee De Forest invents the triode, a key component for amplifying radio signals.
1907/--/-- 9 - Oklahoma is inaugurated as the 46th state of the Union.
1907/--/-- 9 - Rasputin gains influence at the court of Russian emperor Nicholas II.
1907/--/-- 9 - The Panic of 1907 begins with the collapse of the U.S. stock market.
1907/--/-- 9 - The first Ziegfeld Follies are staged in New York City.
1907/01/12 9 *** Benson, Emma Louisa [1st cousin] - Born to Benson, William Bradford Alexander and Omohundro, Margaret (Maggie) New Market, Alabama
1907/10/-- 10 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (0)
1907/10/06 10 *** Benson, Glendon Lucile [Sister] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) Kelso, Lincoln, Tennessee
1908/--/-- 10 - An earthquake at Messina in Italy kills 80,000.
1908/--/-- 10 - Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia and Hercegovina.
1908/--/-- 10 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt paints The Kiss.
1908/--/-- 10 - Automaker William Durant founds the General Motors Company.
1908/--/-- 10 - British soldier Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
1908/--/-- 10 - Filmmakers Charles Pathe and Leon Gaumont produce the first newsreel.
1908/--/-- 10 - GE patents electric toaster
1908/--/-- 10 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black heavyweight boxing champion.
1908/--/-- 10 - Kenneth Grahame publishes his children's story The Wind in the Willows.
1908/--/-- 10 - King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Independent State of Congo in Africa.
1908/--/-- 10 - Liberal leader Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister of Britain.
1908/--/-- 10 - Mary Baker Eddy establishes the Christian Science Monitor.
1908/--/-- 10 - Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque cofound the cubism art movement.
1908/--/-- 10 - The Ashcan school of painters exhibit in New York City.
1908/--/-- 10 - The Ford Motor Company produces the first Model T automobile.
1908/--/-- 10 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1908/--/-- 10 - The Tunguska fireball explodes in Siberia with the force of a modern H-bomb.
1908/--/-- 10 - The Young Turk Revolution in Turkey leads to political reform.
1908/08/03 11 *** Faulkner, Louisa Jane [Grandmother] - Died Kelso, Lincoln, TN Kelso, Lincoln, TN Benson Cemetery
1908/10/-- 11 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (1)
1908/12/22 11 *** Benson, Raymond [Brother] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) New Market, Madison, Alabama
1909/--/-- 11 - American architect Frank Lloyd Wright builds the Robie House in Chicago.
1909/--/-- 11 - American artist George Bellows paints the prize fight scene Stag at Sharkey's.
1909/--/-- 11 - American explorer Robert E. Peary reaches the North Pole.
1909/--/-- 11 - American poet William Carlos Williams publishes Poems, his first book.
1909/--/-- 11 - American writer Gertrude Stein publishes Three Lives.
1909/--/-- 11 - French aviator Louis Bleriot makes the first flight across the English Channel.
1909/--/-- 11 - NAACP in NYC
1909/--/-- 11 - Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev presents the Ballet Russe in Paris.
1909/--/-- 11 - Taft is inaugurated as the 27th U.S. president; Sherman becomes vice-president.
1909/--/-- 11 - William Howard Taft (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1909/06/01 12 *** Benson, Raymond [Brother] - Died New Market, Madison, Alabama New Market, Madison, Alabama
1909/10/-- 12 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1910/--/-- 12 - British Empire covers 1/5th of world land area
1910/--/-- 12 - British author Arnold Bennett publishes Clayhanger.
1910/--/-- 12 - British politician Winston Churchill is appointed first lord of the Admiralty.
1910/--/-- 12 - France groups four African territories together as French Equatorial Africa.
1910/--/-- 12 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Dream.
1910/--/-- 12 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin casts the bronze figure The Thinker.
1910/--/-- 12 - Fundamentalism begins with "Five Points"
1910/--/-- 12 - George V succeeds his father Edward VII as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/--/-- 12 - German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich synthesizes Salversan, a cure for syphilis.
1910/--/-- 12 - Italian artists led by Umberto Boccioni found the futurism movement.
1910/--/-- 12 - Japanese forces annex Korea.
1910/--/-- 12 - Madero, Villa and Zapata lead a revolution against Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz.
1910/--/-- 12 - Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky executes his first abstract painting.
1910/--/-- 12 - The Art Deco architectural and decorative arts style begins to become popular.
1910/--/-- 12 - The Union of South Africa is formed; Louis Botha becomes the first prime minister.
1910/03/01 13 *** Benson, Marvin McKinley [1st cousin] - Born to Benson, William Bradford Alexander and Omohundro, Margaret (Maggie) New Market, Alabama
1910/05/-- 13 - George V succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/09/10 13 *** Benson, Malda Leona [Sister] - Born to Benson, Richard James and Speck, Hortense (Hortie) New Market, Madison, Alabama
1910/10/-- 13 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1911/--/-- 13 - American aviator Glen Curtiss flies the first successful seaplane.
1911/--/-- 13 - American novelist Edith Wharton publishes Ethan Frome.
1911/--/-- 13 - American songwriter Irving Berlin publishes Alexander's Ragtime Band.
1911/--/-- 13 - Elmer A. Sperry designs the first American gyrocompass.
1911/--/-- 13 - English author G.K. Chesterton publishes the first Father Brown story.
1911/--/-- 13 - German-American anthropologist Franz Boas publishes The Mind of Primitive Man.
1911/--/-- 13 - Hans Geiger invents an electrical device to count individual alpha particles.
1911/--/-- 13 - Italy's attempts to annex Cyrenaica and Tripolitania leads to the Italo-Turkish War.
1911/--/-- 13 - Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz is overthrown; Francisco Madero becomes president.
1911/--/-- 13 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole ahead of Robert Scott.
1911/--/-- 13 - Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier is performed for the first time.
1911/--/-- 13 - Robert A Millikan measures electron's charge
1911/--/-- 13 - Russian artist Marc Chagall paints I and My Village.
1911/--/-- 13 - Sir Ernest Rutherford formulates his theory of atomic structure.
1911/--/-- 13 - The Ch'ing dynasty is deposed in China; a republic is formed under Sun Yat-sen.
1911/--/-- 13 - The first film studio is established at Hollywood in California.
1911/--/-- 13 - Tibet declares its independence from China.
1911/--/-- 13 - Willis Carrier designs the first practical air conditioning system.
1911/02/16 14 *** Benson, Floyd Herman - Died Kelso, Tennessee Kelso, Tennessee Kelso, Tennessee
1911/06/02 14 - George V crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Randa
1911/10/-- 14 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)

In 1897 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Bicycle
          Train
          Steamboat
By 1911 Transportation was by:
          Balloon
          Propeller airplane
in addition.

In 1897 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
By 1911 Communications was by:
          Telephone
in addition.

In 1897 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1897 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1897 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1897 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          Mines
By 1911 War Making was by:
          TNT
in addition.

In 1897 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 02-04-2016 10:03:57


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