Mary D Purdy (1917 - 2004)

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Mary D Purdy
1917 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Mary D Purdy was born on July 17, 1917. She died on December 11, 2004 at 87 years old. We know that Mary D Purdy had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.

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Mary D Purdy died on December 11, 2004 at 87 years old. She was born on July 17, 1917. We are unaware of information about Mary's immediate family. We know that Mary D Purdy had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.
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1917 - 2004 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Mary D Purdy was born, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1922, by the time she was just 5 years old, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1957, she was 40 years old when 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 1964, she was 47 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1980, Mary was 63 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Mar 10, 1910 - Jul 9, 1993
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Nov 4, 1877 - November 1969
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Dec 9, 1898 - July 1968
Carbondale, PA
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Apr 22, 1897 - April 1965
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Feb 27, 1907 - February 1994
Mather, PA
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Mar 28, 1915 - June 1981
Huntington Beach, CA
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Feb 16, 1908 - Mar 14, 1999
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Jun 25, 1915 - Sep 28, 2003
Burnham, PA
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Nov 16, 1896 - December 1964
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Jul 19, 1919 - January 1987
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Died: January 1964
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Feb 24, 1925 - Mar 4, 2003
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