Muriel Preston (1914 - 1988)

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Muriel Preston
1914 - 1988
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January 9, 1914
Death
November 1988
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Newark, Essex County, New Jersey 07104
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Muriel Preston was born on January 9, 1914. She died in November 1988 at age 74. We know that Muriel Preston had been residing in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey 07104.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Muriel Preston passed away in November 1988 at age 74. She was born on January 9, 1914. There is no information about Muriel's immediate family. We know that Muriel Preston had been residing in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey 07104.

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In 1914, in the year that Muriel Preston was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1925, by the time she was just 11 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1966, when she was 52 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1979, by the time she was 65 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1988, in the year of Muriel Preston's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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