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Gordon E Armstrong (1913 - 1993)

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Gordon E Armstrong
1913 - 1993
Born
January 13, 1913
Death
December 24, 1993
Last Known Residence
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33606
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Gordon E Armstrong of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida was born on January 13, 1913, and died at age 80 years old on December 24, 1993.
Updated: October 1, 2011
Biography ID: 2785489

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Gordon Armstrong passed away at age 80 years old on December 24, 1993. Gordon E Armstrong of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida was born on January 13, 1913.

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Gordon E Armstrong lived 9 years longer than the average Armstrong family member when he died at the age of 80.
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1913 - 1993 World Events

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In 1913, in the year that Gordon E Armstrong was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1949, he was 36 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1956, when he was 43 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1969, Gordon was 56 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1993, in the year of Gordon E Armstrong's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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