Charles Beynon (1904 - 1968)

Charles Beynon
1904 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Beynon was born on September 5, 1904. He died in July 1968 at age 63. We know that Charles Beynon had been residing in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 17948.


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Charles Beynon passed away in July 1968 at 63 years old. He was born on September 5, 1904. We have no information about Charles's family. We know that Charles Beynon had been residing in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 17948.
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In 1904, in the year that Charles Beynon was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1925, he was 21 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1937, when he was 33 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1958, by the time he was 54 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1968, in the year of Charles Beynon's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Apr 4, 1922 - Nov 22, 1994
Jan 12, 1956 - Sep 25, 2001
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Dec 28, 1920 - Aug 6, 2008
May 23, 1971 - Apr 21, 2009
May 13, 1927 - Sep 22, 1981
Dec 23, 1896 - September 1974
Jan 1, 1904 - December 1958
Dec 2, 1909 - Oct 21, 2003
Apr 4, 1906 - August 1967
Apr 28, 1911 - August 1984
Dec 3, 1921 - Jul 19, 2000
Jun 7, 1944 - Oct 5, 1997
Jun 23, 1899 - September 1970
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May 23, 1907 - December 1981
Jun 5, 1908 - September 1962
Oct 2, 1902 - May 21, 1992
Nov 20, 1906 - May 17, 2005
Jan 24, 1899 - March 1955
Jan 1, 1904 - July 1966
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Jul 16, 1896 - July 1970
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