Clora Wilkinson (1888 - 1981)

Clora Wilkinson
1888 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Clora Wilkinson was born on August 31, 1888. She died in August 1981 at 92 years old. We know that Clora Wilkinson had been residing in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90805.
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Clora Wilkinson died in August 1981 at age 92. She was born on August 31, 1888. There is no information about Clora's family. We know that Clora Wilkinson had been residing in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90805.
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In 1888, in the year that Clora Wilkinson was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1896, at the age of merely 8 years old, Clora was alive when on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1969, she was 81 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1976, she was 88 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1981, in the year of Clora Wilkinson's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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