Arthur Stephenson (1900 - 1967)

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Woodland, Yolo County, California

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Margaret Stephenson

Margaret Stephenson

R. J. Stephenson

R. J. Stephenson

Leacy & Hugh Stephenson

Leacy & Hugh Stephenson

My Father Clyde Everett

My Father Clyde Everett

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Tankersley Family Reunion

Tankersley Family Reunion

Revolutionary War Soldiers

Revolutionary War Soldiers

Stevenson Brothers

Stevenson Brothers

Iva, Betty, May & Kate Byers

Iva, Betty, May & Kate Byers

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1900 - In the year that Arthur Stephenson was born, the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

1915 - He was just 15 years old when the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1936 - Arthur was 36 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1948 - By the time he was 48 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1967 - In the year of Arthur Stephenson's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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Arthur Stephenson passed away in May 1967 at age 66. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on May 2, 1900. There is no information about Arthur's immediate family. We know that Arthur Stephenson had been residing in Woodland, Yolo County, California.

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