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Boyd Sweatt (1917 - 1966)

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Boyd Sweatt
1917 - 1966
Born
September 10, 1917
Death
March 1966
Last Known Residence
Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina 29520
Summary
Boyd Sweatt of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina was born on September 10, 1917, and died at age 48 years old in March 1966.
Updated: November 1, 2011
Biography ID: 39246685

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Boyd Sweatt passed away at age 48 years old in March 1966. Boyd Sweatt of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina was born on September 10, 1917.

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Boyd Sweatt lived 23 years shorter than the average Sweatt family member when he died at the age of 48.
The average age of a Sweatt family member is 71.
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1917 - 1966 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Boyd Sweatt was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1922, he was just 5 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1931, by the time he was merely 14 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1952, when he was 35 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1966, in the year of Boyd Sweatt's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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