Fred Defrance (1922 - 2003)

Fred Defrance
1922 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Fred Defrance was born on December 22, 1922. He died on November 19, 2003 at age 80. We know that Fred Defrance had been residing in Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143.


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Fred Defrance died on November 19, 2003 at 80 years old. He was born on December 22, 1922. We have no information about Fred's immediate family. We know that Fred Defrance had been residing in Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143.
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In 1922, in the year that Fred Defrance was born, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1957, he was 35 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1964, Fred was 42 years old when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1979, he was 57 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1981, by the time he was 59 years old, 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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Nov 26, 1908 - September 1981
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Nov 16, 1919 - June 1986
Sep 17, 1911 - May 1972
Jun 24, 1929 - Mar 18, 1999
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