Cora Townsend (1919 - 1985)

Cora Townsend
1919 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Cora Townsend was born on May 19, 1919. She died in April 1985 at 65 years old. We know that Cora Townsend had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38114.
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Cora Townsend passed away in April 1985 at 65 years of age. She was born on May 19, 1919. We have no information about Cora's family or relationships. We know that Cora Townsend had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38114.
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In 1919, in the year that Cora Townsend was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1927, when she was merely 8 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1943, at the age of 24 years old, Cora was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1970, she was 51 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1985, in the year of Cora Townsend's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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May 27, 1888 - January 1976
Jun 21, 1893 - November 1975
Jan 30, 1907 - February 1985
Jun 30, 1917 - Oct 29, 2001
Dec 20, 1892 - Oct 15, 1974
Sep 17, 1887 - July 1964
Dec 19, 1886 - May 1981
Feb 26, 1889 - Jun 30, 1988
Nov 2, 1893 - November 1976
Jul 18, 1895 - Sep 15, 1966
Aug 29, 1894 - December 1978
Dec 14, 1884 - May 1969
Jul 1, 1922 - Mar 5, 2005
Jul 2, 1897 - March 1979
Apr 7, 1910 - Oct 1, 1997
Dec 29, 1883 - December 1968

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Oct 2, 1944 - April 1980
Jun 19, 1938 - Oct 13, 1996
Sep 23, 1944 - May 8, 2006
Feb 25, 1901 - December 1985
Dec 9, 1942 - March 1970
Aug 2, 1946 - February 1977
Apr 20, 1946 - Oct 18, 2005
Jun 6, 1884 - November 1978
Nov 18, 1946 - May 15, 2000
Nov 26, 1945 - May 1, 2005
Nov 3, 1947 - Mar 27, 2003
Mar 10, 1946 - Mar 11, 2001
Aug 8, 1946 - April 1980
Feb 4, 1943 - May 11, 1995
Feb 7, 1899 - August 1967
Dec 28, 1952 - Oct 8, 2002
Oct 10, 1908 - Nov 7, 1989
Aug 6, 1893 - April 1969
Jul 31, 1902 - May 1974
Dec 15, 1894 - Aug 28, 1990

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Dec 15, 1932 - Oct 27, 2000
Sep 11, 1944 - Nov 18, 2007
Mar 10, 1927 - Dec 17, 2000
Jun 10, 1940 - August 1987
May 10, 1918 - December 1976
Sep 16, 1943 - May 30, 2007
Jun 27, 1920 - October 1986
Mar 2, 1947 - February 1983
Nov 6, 1929 - August 1983
Apr 10, 1905 - May 24, 2005
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