Ethel York (1888 - 1967)

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Ethel York
1888 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Ethel York was born on September 22, 1888. She died in May 1967 at age 78. We know that Ethel York had been residing in Banning, Riverside County, California.


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Ethel York died in May 1967 at 78 years old. She was born on September 22, 1888. There is no information about Ethel's family or relationships. We know that Ethel York had been residing in Banning, Riverside County, California.
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In 1888, in the year that Ethel York was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1895, when she was only 7 years old, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1915, at the age of 27 years old, Ethel was alive when Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

In 1932, Ethel was 44 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1967, in the year of Ethel York's passing, 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.

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Mar 9, 1951 - Jun 27, 2005
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Dec 2, 1910 - September 1982
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May 8, 1909 - Dec 30, 2006
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Mar 2, 1913 - Aug 5, 2005
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Clarence York
Nov 1, 1911 - August 1982
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Apr 15, 1901 - May 1970
Long Beach, California
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Sep 21, 1884 - September 1968
Charles York
Oct 18, 1901 - June 1965
George York
May 16, 1907 - January 1971
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William York
Jul 9, 1902 - March 1984
Morro Bay, California
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Aug 14, 1897 - January 1986
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