Clarence Murphy (1893 - 1973)

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Clarence Murphy
1893 - 1973
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July 3, 1893
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April 1973
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502
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Clarence Murphy was born on July 3, 1893. He died in April 1973 at 79 years old. We know that Clarence Murphy had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Clarence Murphy passed away in April 1973 at 79 years old. He was born on July 3, 1893. We have no information about Clarence's family. We know that Clarence Murphy had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502.

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In 1893, in the year that Clarence Murphy was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1925, at the age of 32 years old, Clarence was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1946, Clarence was 53 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1957, at the age of 64 years old, Clarence was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1973, in the year of Clarence Murphy's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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