1940 Census Fever! The Most Popular Baby Names That Year

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
There was so much hype surrounding the unveiling of the 1940 Census that 22.5 million people visited the website in the first three hours it was up, causing the online system to crash. According to USA Today, even Census Director, Robert Groves, couldn’t load the site. The website glitch caused frustration for people... read more