John Smythe (1892 - 1966)

John Smythe
1892 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
John Smythe was born on November 30, 1892. He died in November 1966 at 73 years of age. We know that John Smythe had been residing in Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania 19023.
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John Smythe passed away in November 1966 at 73 years of age. He was born on November 30, 1892. We have no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Smythe had been residing in Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania 19023.
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In 1892, in the year that John Smythe was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1934, he was 42 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1949, at the age of 57 years old, John was alive when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1959, when he was 67 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1966, in the year of John Smythe's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Nov 18, 1910 - November 1972
Jun 20, 1892 - February 1987
Nov 6, 1903 - February 1967
Jul 3, 1905 - Nov 14, 1997
Jan 13, 1921 - Nov 22, 2003
Aug 3, 1903 - Sep 5, 1989
Aug 7, 1931 - October 1969
Nov 19, 1907 - July 1980
Apr 18, 1917 - Jan 8, 2004
Jul 1, 1922 - Jul 1, 1999
May 16, 1904 - May 1989
Jun 26, 1895 - July 1979
May 7, 1915 - Dec 8, 2003
Jul 19, 1914 - Jun 16, 1991
Apr 23, 1901 - March 1986
Apr 25, 1908 - Jul 8, 2001
Dec 26, 1904 - December 1978
Jun 28, 1898 - May 1977
Sep 5, 1890 - January 1966
Apr 5, 1916 - January 1985

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Apr 21, 1916 - May 1966
Apr 6, 1915 - Feb 24, 1995
Jan 5, 1905 - January 1966
Apr 14, 1918 - July 1975
Jan 30, 1914 - Jan 28, 2010
Jan 31, 1915 - Sep 18, 2001
Jun 8, 1906 - Nov 19, 1990
Aug 4, 1912 - Sep 20, 1988
Sep 7, 1884 - February 1968
Aug 17, 1888 - January 1973
Aug 9, 1905 - June 1972
Jan 27, 1900 - February 1970
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Dec 26, 1892 - December 1971
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