Myrtis Walker (1901 - 1973)

Myrtis Walker
1901 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtis Walker was born on July 23, 1901. She died in December 1973 at age 72. We know that Myrtis Walker had been residing in Osyka, Pike County, Mississippi 39657.
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Myrtis Walker passed away in December 1973 at age 72. She was born on July 23, 1901. There is no information about Myrtis's family or relationships. We know that Myrtis Walker had been residing in Osyka, Pike County, Mississippi 39657.
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In 1901, in the year that Myrtis Walker was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1913, at the age of only 12 years old, Myrtis was alive when Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1958, when she was 57 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1969, by the time she was 68 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1973, in the year of Myrtis Walker's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Sep 9, 1945 - Nov 29, 1995
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