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Girnell Smith (1925 - 1982)

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Girnell Smith
1925 - 1982
Born
May 18, 1925
Death
January 1982
Last Known Residence
Jamesville, Martin County, North Carolina 27846
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Girnell Smith of Jamesville, Martin County, North Carolina was born on May 18, 1925, and died at age 56 years old in January 1982.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 32883938

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Girnell Smith passed away at age 56 years old in January 1982. Girnell Smith of Jamesville, Martin County, North Carolina was born on May 18, 1925.

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Girnell Smith lived 15 years shorter than the average Smith family member when they died at the age of 56.
The average age of a Smith family member is 71.
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1925 - 1982 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Girnell Smith was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1936, by the time this person was only 11 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1962, this person was 37 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1972, this person was 47 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1982, in the year of Girnell Smith's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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