Cliff Williams (1890 - 1983)

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Cliff Williams
1890 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Cliff Williams was born on January 1, 1890. He died in October 1983 at 93 years old. We know that Cliff Williams had been residing in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois 61604.


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Cliff Williams died in October 1983 at age 93. He was born on January 1, 1890. We are unaware of information about Cliff's surviving family. We know that Cliff Williams had been residing in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois 61604.
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In 1890, in the year that Cliff Williams was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1909, by the time he was 19 years old, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1959, by the time he was 69 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1967, when he was 77 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1983, in the year of Cliff Williams's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Feb 25, 1941 - August 1966
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May 25, 1939 - Jun 7, 2011
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Oct 18, 1937 - Dec 24, 1988
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Jun 16, 1937 - Jul 24, 2007
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Feb 10, 1935 - Nov 14, 2009
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Floyd Williams
Nov 1, 1936 - December 1982
Betty F Williams
Apr 12, 1922 - May 31, 2000
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Dorothy H Williams
Oct 15, 1935 - Jan 24, 2011
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James H Williams
Mar 2, 1935 - Oct 11, 2003
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Arlishia Williams
Feb 23, 1923 - August 1979
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Elosie M Williams
Jun 24, 1931 - May 15, 1995
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Allie F Williams
May 13, 1903 - Sep 14, 1989
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Hattie N Williams
Dec 22, 1905 - Jul 17, 2002
Jackson, MS
Helen B Williams
Jun 15, 1938 - May 2, 2009
Eupora, MS
Shellie Williams
Dec 12, 1889 - October 1984
Dolsie Williams
Jul 8, 1878 - November 1963
Mamie Williams
Dec 13, 1889 - May 1970
Jackson, Mississippi
Johnnie Williams
Aug 4, 1936 - February 1977
Warren S Williams
May 11, 1929 - Nov 15, 2000
Blue Island, IL
Mary Williams
Apr 22, 1904 - February 1984
Crowder, Mississippi

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