Elroy Maxwell (1919 - 1994)

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Elroy Maxwell
1919 - 1994
January 5, 1919
March 27, 1994
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Midway, Liberty County, Georgia 31320
Elroy Maxwell was born on January 5, 1919. He died on March 27, 1994 at 75 years of age. We know that Elroy Maxwell had been residing in Midway, Liberty County, Georgia 31320.
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Elroy Maxwell passed away on March 27, 1994 at 75 years old. He was born on January 5, 1919. We have no information about Elroy's surviving family. We know that Elroy Maxwell had been residing in Midway, Liberty County, Georgia 31320.

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In 1919, in the year that Elroy Maxwell was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1938, when he was 19 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1943, he was 24 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1987, when he was 68 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1994, in the year of Elroy Maxwell's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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