Gilbert Donahue

12 March 1927–5 January 1985 (Age 57)
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The Life of Gilbert

Gilbert Donahue was born on 12 March 1927. He died on 5 January 1985, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 57.

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World Events (3)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 5

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’, a personal name (sometimes Anglicized as Duncan in Scotland), composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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

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