Hubert Thomas Delany — 1901-1990
Hubert graduated from Saint Augustine’s College, City College of New York and New York University. He had a long career as an attorney, political activist and politician. Hubert ran for Congress in the Twenty-First Congressional District for Harlem in 1929. Hubert became a Justice of the Domestic Relations Court in 1942. Mr. Delany once served as an attorney and adviser to famed opera star Marian Anderson.
History During Hubert Thomas Delany's Lifetime
1901: First electric typewriter, the Blickensderfer.
- 5 Years Old
1906: German inventor Alfred Korn telegraphs pictures.
- 10 Years Old
1916: Radios get tuners.
- 20 Years Old
1926: Swing music originates in New York.
- 30 Years Old
1936: Electric guitars.
- 40 Years Old
1946: CBS experiment sends color TV program 450 miles over coaxial cable.
- 50 Years Old
IBM ships a hard drive, the 5 MB. 305 RAMAC as big as two refrigerators.
1990: Audiences are astonished by TV reports of the Gulf War.