Martha R Smith (1911 - 1988)

Martha R Smith
1911 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Martha R Smith was born on December 17, 1911. She died on February 14, 1988 at age 76. We know that Martha R Smith had been residing in Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland 21204.


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Martha R Smith died on February 14, 1988 at 76 years of age. She was born on December 17, 1911. We have no information about Martha's surviving family. We know that Martha R Smith had been residing in Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland 21204.
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In 1911, in the year that Martha R Smith was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1948, when she was 37 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1953, when she was 42 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1979, at the age of 68 years old, Martha was alive when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1988, in the year of Martha R Smith's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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May 24, 1920 - Oct 26, 2007
Aug 4, 1918 - March 1984
Jul 3, 1918 - June 1984
Mar 15, 1891 - November 1970
Dec 16, 1920 - April 1969
Nov 26, 1921 - Oct 20, 2004
Feb 20, 1904 - August 1975
Dec 1, 1910 - October 1973
Mar 10, 1883 - September 1963
Dec 7, 1903 - March 1977
Mar 20, 1921 - Jun 29, 2001
Nov 13, 1913 - Jan 26, 1995
Mar 4, 1920 - Mar 19, 1984
Sep 1, 1897 - Mar 18, 1991
Feb 3, 1914 - March 1971
May 7, 1912 - May 1976
Jul 17, 1919 - Jun 30, 2007
May 11, 1884 - December 1982
Jun 16, 1915 - Sep 27, 2004
Nov 9, 1911 - May 1984

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Sep 11, 1918 - Feb 28, 2000
Aug 24, 1916 - Aug 13, 1998
Oct 22, 1901 - August 1968
May 16, 1921 - Nov 26, 2009
Dec 8, 1904 - August 1985
Sep 23, 1920 - Jun 4, 2003
Jul 19, 1921 - September 1980
Feb 13, 1899 - May 6, 1988
Jul 10, 1921 - January 1985
Apr 21, 1916 - Feb 7, 1989
Jan 31, 1915 - May 1979
Apr 15, 1913 - Jun 28, 2000
Sep 18, 1920 - March 1981
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