21 February 1880–1954 (Age 73) Indiana, United States
The Life of Flora Annie
When Flora Annie May was born on 21 February 1880, in Indiana, United States, her father, William J May, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Jane Lowe, was 21. She lived in Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died in 1954, at the age of 74.
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.