Brian Lindsay Furnell (1925 - 1980)

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Brian Lindsay Furnell
1925 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Brian Lindsay Furnell was born in 1925. He was born to Lindsay Gord Furnell and Harriet Edith Furnell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1980 in Oakp, Australia at 55 years old.


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Lindsay Gord Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Harriet Edith Furnell
Oakp, Australia


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Brian Lindsay Furnell passed away in 1980 in Oakp, Australia at 55 years of age. He was born in 1925. He was born to Lindsay Gord Furnell and Harriet Edith Furnell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1925 - 1980 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Brian Lindsay Furnell was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1937, he was just 12 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1968, Brian was 43 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1971, at the age of 46 years old, Brian was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1980, in the year of Brian Lindsay Furnell's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other Furnells

Lindsay Gord Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Harriet Edith Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Marguerite Gerda Furnell
1898 - 1980
Arma, Australia
Mclean William Furnell
Arma, Australia
Hilda Furnell
Arma, Australia
Mary Ann (Furnell) Manning
Died: 1878
Beechworth, Australia

Other Bios

Lindsay Gord Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Harriet Edith Furnell
Oakp, Australia
Sarah Jane Davies
1891 - 1980
Box Hill, Australia
Waite Joseph Davies
Box Hill, Australia
Alfred James Colbert
1905 - 1980
Caulfield, Australia
James Colbert
Caulfield, Australia
Mariam Colbert
Caulfield, Australia
Graeme Edward Johnston
1955 - 1980
Hors, Australia
Stanley Geor Johnston
Hors, Australia
Gladys Johnston
Hors, Australia
Mary Ware
1920 - 1980
Heidelberg, Australia
Chumbly George Ware
Heidelberg, Australia
Elizab Annie Ware
Heidelberg, Australia
Betty Marie Wigney
1929 - 1980
Park, Australia
Teasdale Ernes Wigney
Park, Australia
Flet Varna Wigney
Park, Australia
Veronica May Williams
1903 - 1980
Heidelberg, Australia
OHagan Peter Williams
Heidelberg, Australia
Kather Sophia Williams
Heidelberg, Australia
Yvonne Elaine Tate
1931 - 1980
Heidelberg, Australia
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