These three personalities belong to different eras in American history and are apart from their work. But these names come together for an unusual reason.
Paul Revere, J. Edgar Hoover and Betsy Ross all have in common is they were born on the first day of the year(1st January) it is considered as the luckiest, symbol of peace and joy. They all are Americans as well.
In ancient Greece mythology, the people born on the first day of the year were considered the luckiest and symbol of peace and joy. Following these three people are born on 1st January. Not only that these personalities also play a vital role in their perspective era. Let me give you a concise intro of them;
3 Personalities of Different Eras Born on 1st January:
Born in 1735, Paul Revere was a silversmith but he was eagerly a patriot for the country. His famous night journeys recalled as His midnight ride are widely remembered across America. His duty was to alert the colonel militia in the nights for the approach of British Forces. In 1776, Paul was appointed as a major of the Massachusetts militia. Later on, one of the most disastrous wars happened and Paul was acquitted from duty. After that Paul returned to his silver business and he was the first American to roll copper into sheets and casing naval vessels.
Accordingly, to that Greece mythology than Edgar Hoover is a frontline American personality. He is the first Director of the FBI(Federal Bureau of Investigation), yes! he is the guy to establish the FBI at a large scale for fighting against crimes. After Hoover get his LLM degree, he was hired by the Justice Department as a clerk in the office. But it was just his beginning, the destiny determined the future and Edgar led the FBI for 37 years and died.
Birth name Elizabeth Griscom Ross is popularly known as Betsy Ross in America. Born in 1752, this American upholsterer lady is credited by his relatives for making the first American flag called Betsy Ross Flag. However, few historians deprecate her story and service her. But doesn’t mean to forget her, as she served 50 years making flags. Despite the family tradition accounts to George Washington and a commander in chief of the Continental Army has ratified and discussed to formulate the flag further.