William Day

18 October 1889–23 December 1953 (Age 64)
Bristol St George, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Day was born on 18 October 1889, in Bristol St George, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of William Day and Annie Mrs. Day. He died on 23 December 1953, at the age of 64.

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William Day
Annie Mrs. Day
William Day
1889–1953

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    William Day

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    Annie Mrs. Day

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 15

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 25

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of David .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey(e), Old English Dæi, apparently from Old English dæg ‘day’, perhaps a short form of Old English personal names such as Dægberht and Dægmund. Reaney, however, points to the Middle English word day(e), dey(e) ‘dairy maid’, ‘(female) servant’ (from Old English dæge, cognate with Old Norse deigja ‘female servant’, ultimately from a root meaning ‘to knead’, and related to the word for dough), which he says came to be used for a servant of either sex.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh ( see O’Dea ).

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

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