Orvil Horton (1911 - 1978)

Orvil Horton
1911 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Orvil Horton was born on July 2, 1911. Orvil died in August 1978 at 67 years of age. We know that Orvil Horton had been residing in Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas 72927.
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Orvil Horton died in August 1978 at 67 years old. Orvil was born on July 2, 1911. We are unaware of information about Orvil's immediate family. We know that Orvil Horton had been residing in Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas 72927.
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In 1911, in the year that Orvil Horton was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1949, when this person was 38 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1959, this person was 48 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1960, Orvil was 49 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1978, in the year of Orvil Horton's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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