Deidre Joan Wilson (1942 - 1950)

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Deidre Joan Wilson
1942 - 1950
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
Deidre Joan Wilson was born in 1942. She is the child of James Murray Wilson and Myra Alice Walker Wilson. She died in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia at 8 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Deidre Joan Wilson passed away in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia at 8 years of age. She was born in 1942. She is the child of James Murray Wilson and Myra Alice Walker Wilson.

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In 1942, in the year that Deidre Joan Wilson was born, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1950, in the year of Deidre Joan Wilson's passing, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1957, she was just 15 years old 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.

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