David John Hoy

Male4 December 1972–18 September 1987

Brief Life History of David John

David John Hoy was born on 4 December 1972, in Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 18 September 1987, in his hometown, at the age of 14.

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    World Events (3)

    1973 · Roe Vs. Wade

    Age 1

    A Controversial decision by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of the laws restricting access to abortions.

    1973 · The Watergate Scandal

    Age 1

    Being a political scandal that involved President Richard Nixon, The Watergate scandal was an attempt to cover up the Nixon Administrations involvement of a break in at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC. The conspiracy was discovered after the burglars were caught. Because of the scandal, multiple abuses of power of the members of the Nixon administration were discovered. It also revealed that the President had a recording system in his office and had a recording of many controversial conversations.

    1974 · The President Resigns

    Age 2

    From the aftermath of the Watergate Scandal, Richard Nixon resigns. Being the first president to do so.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): nickname for a sailor, from Middle Dutch hoey ‘cargo ship’.

    Irish: variant of Hoey .

    Danish (Høy): nickname for a tall person, from høj ‘high’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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