Martha Garvey (1917 - 1975)

Martha Garvey
1917 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Martha Garvey was born on October 10, 1917. She died in August 1975 at 57 years old.
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Martha Garvey passed away in August 1975 at 57 years old. She was born on October 10, 1917. We are unaware of information about Martha's family or relationships.
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In 1917, in the year that Martha Garvey was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1937, at the age of 20 years old, Martha was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1949, when she was 32 years old, 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 1963, by the time she was 46 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1975, in the year of Martha Garvey's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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c. 1877 - Jul 14, 1899
Aug 10, 1898 - Apr 13, 1999
May 17, 1888 - February 1976
Sep 11, 1897 - July 1980
Jun 27, 1908 - Apr 30, 2001
Mar 10, 1914 - January 1984

Other Garveys

May 19, 1907 - August 1977
Dec 23, 1895 - May 1976
Jul 22, 1945 - March 1978
May 18, 1906 - Mar 11, 1998
Oct 25, 1967 - Dec 27, 2002
Jun 8, 1932 - Aug 14, 2009
Feb 14, 1887 - February 1968
Sep 9, 1902 - May 1986
May 28, 1899 - Jan 21, 1992
Sep 16, 1955 - May 14, 2011
Aug 25, 1883 - February 1963
May 25, 1956 - Oct 11, 1998
Aug 15, 1904 - Dec 15, 1990
Jan 23, 1956 - Jun 15, 1992
Sep 28, 1877 - May 1968
Apr 28, 1906 - October 1970
Jul 3, 1898 - May 26, 1998
May 2, 1888 - February 1981
May 12, 1894 - February 1977
Jul 1, 1945 - December 1975

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Apr 14, 1920 - October 1971
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May 10, 1921 - April 1982
Oct 2, 1912 - February 1974
Feb 4, 1923 - Aug 8, 2004
Aug 27, 1921 - Jun 11, 1991
Feb 27, 1912 - September 1972
Sep 10, 1917 - Feb 1, 2000
Mar 17, 1913 - Jun 24, 2005
Jul 1, 1924 - Aug 16, 2011
Mar 2, 1906 - May 1977
Dec 10, 1922 - June 1972
Aug 23, 1920 - Mar 5, 2008
Aug 20, 1923 - May 27, 2000
Nov 14, 1903 - Jun 24, 1992
Mar 11, 1919 - January 1981
May 3, 1925 - Oct 18, 2001
May 27, 1894 - Oct 15, 1973
Aug 6, 1920 - January 1980
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