Marvin Both (1931 - 2001)

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Marvin Both
1931 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Marvin Both was born on July 19, 1931. He died on March 27, 2001 at 69 years of age. We know that Marvin Both had been residing in Yale, Saint Clair County, Michigan 48097.


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Marvin Both died on March 27, 2001 at age 69. He was born on July 19, 1931. We are unaware of information about Marvin's family. We know that Marvin Both had been residing in Yale, Saint Clair County, Michigan 48097.
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In 1931, in the year that Marvin Both was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1948, at the age of 17 years old, Marvin was alive when 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 1957, by the time he was 26 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1960, he was 29 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1999, by the time he was 68 years old, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Betty J Both
Jul 4, 1930 - Jan 9, 2007
New Baltimore, MI
R E Both
Jan 28, 1927 - Dec 15, 1963
Marion Both
Jul 19, 1896 - August 1986
Washington, Michigan
Ronald L Both
Jan 30, 1948 - Nov 24, 2007
Saint Joseph, MI
Otto Both
Jan 16, 1882 - January 1973
Harbor Beach, Michigan
Marie J Both
Apr 8, 1920 - Jul 14, 2009
Wichita, KS
Myrtle L Both
Mar 4, 1918 - May 11, 1997
Harbor Beach, MI
Herman Both
Feb 7, 1894 - September 1978
Richmond, Michigan
Hulda Both
Dec 14, 1900 - March 1973
Richmond, Michigan
Jacqueline Both
Jul 24, 1907 - January 1979
West Palm Beach, Florida
Harold Both
Jan 13, 1913 - March 1986
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
John S Both
Aug 30, 1940 - Apr 10, 2005
Cedar, MI
Kirk S Both
Jan 14, 1955 - Apr 21, 2010
Flint, MI
Theodore Both
Mar 24, 1924 - April 1979
Elizabeth Both
May 29, 1923 - Dec 28, 2006
Battle Creek, MI
Clara Both
Sep 9, 1891 - August 1980
Detroit, Michigan
Stephen G Both
Sep 15, 1920 - Apr 4, 1991
John Both
May 27, 1899 - February 1966
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
David J Both
Feb 28, 1943 - Apr 19, 2010
Milwaukee, WI
Louis Both
Aug 14, 1901 - January 1973
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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