Kenneth Smith (1905 - 1978)

Kenneth Smith
1905 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Kenneth Smith was born on December 12, 1905. He died in April 1978 at age 72. We know that Kenneth Smith had been residing in Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington 98499.

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Kenneth Smith passed away in April 1978 at age 72. He was born on December 12, 1905. We are unaware of information about Kenneth's surviving family. We know that Kenneth Smith had been residing in Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington 98499.
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In 1905, in the year that Kenneth Smith was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1927, Kenneth was 22 years old when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1946, when he was 41 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1954, he was 49 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1978, in the year of Kenneth Smith's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Sep 28, 1960 - Jan 31, 2008
around 1923 - Jul 9, 1944
around 1922 - Aug 31, 1943
Unknown - Mar 29, 1942
around 1926 - Mar 31, 1945
around 1923 - Oct 18, 1944
around 1926 - Apr 6, 1945
around 1916 - Jul 31, 1943
around 1919 - Jul 15, 1942
around 1912 - May 18, 1941
Unknown - Dec 6, 1942
around 1923 - Mar 6, 1945
Unknown - Sep 18, 1916
around 1898 - Jul 1, 1916
Unknown - Apr 8, 1943

Other Smiths

Dec 8, 1918 - March 1979
May 15, 1906 - Jun 18, 1994
Feb 20, 1940 - Nov 28, 1997
May 31, 1942 - Apr 28, 1990
Apr 19, 1941 - Nov 21, 2008
Nov 10, 1940 - Jan 7, 2011
Feb 17, 1902 - October 1973
Jul 27, 1904 - February 1979
Oct 10, 1940 - Nov 25, 2002
Oct 7, 1869 - November 1969
Jan 26, 1894 - Oct 14, 1987
Nov 24, 1941 - Sep 7, 2008
Dec 17, 1997 - Jan 13, 2000
Feb 9, 1914 - May 14, 1990
Jun 14, 1941 - May 13, 2009
Sep 18, 1942 - Jul 9, 2009
Oct 15, 1943 - Apr 9, 2007
May 28, 1942 - Jul 18, 1999
Jun 16, 1942 - Jun 12, 2003
Mar 19, 1942 - Jun 16, 2010

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May 25, 1938 - Sep 15, 1988
Jun 6, 1903 - May 9, 1991
May 14, 1915 - Dec 13, 1997
Dec 7, 1914 - May 1981
Mar 9, 1912 - Feb 10, 1983
Oct 23, 1913 - Jun 27, 2005
Nov 9, 1918 - Aug 15, 1990
Dec 5, 1915 - June 1988
Aug 16, 1903 - January 1974
Mar 8, 1913 - May 23, 2001
Feb 25, 1913 - Aug 23, 1988
Apr 30, 1902 - Jun 4, 1991
Jan 19, 1920 - Apr 29, 2002
Jul 21, 1922 - Sep 1, 2000
Sep 9, 1914 - May 1987
Aug 1, 1914 - May 25, 2003
Mar 25, 1922 - Aug 23, 1999
Mar 4, 1920 - Jul 1, 1996
Nov 20, 1907 - April 1979
Jun 16, 1920 - September 1972
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