Melford E Austin (1921 - 1995)

Melford E Austin
1921 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Melford E Austin was born on March 21, 1921. Melford died on January 1, 1995 at 73 years old. We know that Melford E Austin had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15212.
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Melford E Austin passed away on January 1, 1995 at 73 years old. Melford was born on March 21, 1921. There is no information about Melford's family or relationships. We know that Melford E Austin had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15212.
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In 1921, in the year that Melford E Austin was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1948, at the age of 27 years old, Melford 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 1962, when this person was 41 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1987, Melford was 66 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1995, in the year of Melford E Austin's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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