Herman Smith (1887 - 1968)

Herman Smith
1887 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Herman Smith was born on January 6, 1887. He died in April 1968 at 81 years of age. We know that Herman Smith had been residing in Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania 16335.

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Herman Smith passed away in April 1968 at 81 years of age. He was born on January 6, 1887. We are unaware of information about Herman's immediate family. We know that Herman Smith had been residing in Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania 16335.
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In 1887, in the year that Herman Smith was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1898, he was merely 11 years old when on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1900, he was just 13 years old when the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1955, by the time he was 68 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1968, in the year of Herman Smith's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Other Smiths

Feb 28, 1921 - September 1978
Jul 6, 1902 - April 1970
May 22, 1912 - March 1989
Mar 8, 1921 - Mar 17, 2008
Jul 20, 1911 - Feb 9, 1999
Oct 20, 1921 - Jul 21, 2004
Jul 26, 1905 - November 1983
Jul 13, 1908 - May 24, 1995
Apr 27, 1898 - January 1982
Aug 23, 1918 - May 1979
Apr 2, 1920 - Apr 13, 2007
Nov 19, 1920 - Oct 26, 2009
Nov 4, 1920 - Jan 24, 1999
Dec 16, 1920 - September 1981
Dec 17, 1920 - Feb 8, 2007
Sep 26, 1915 - Nov 15, 1988
Mar 6, 1920 - Aug 4, 1997
Mar 27, 1920 - July 1975
Dec 19, 1917 - Jan 16, 2007
Dec 31, 1920 - Oct 5, 2000

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Jun 22, 1910 - December 1985
Apr 11, 1921 - June 1987
Mar 10, 1918 - April 1985
Dec 22, 1920 - Mar 30, 2004
Aug 31, 1918 - Jun 20, 2002
Mar 9, 1922 - April 1981
May 6, 1922 - February 1949
Apr 24, 1920 - Nov 24, 2010
Sep 15, 1920 - May 16, 1990
Oct 21, 1919 - Oct 7, 2001
May 22, 1911 - May 1981
Feb 5, 1918 - Dec 23, 1987
Sep 25, 1920 - August 1983
Jun 1, 1919 - April 1996
Feb 8, 1913 - March 1987
Jan 19, 1920 - February 1976
Dec 12, 1920 - December 1991
Sep 12, 1922 - Mar 25, 2009
Oct 16, 1922 - Dec 10, 2008
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