Orvill C Massey (1906 - 1988)

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Orvill C Massey
1906 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Orvill C Massey was born on October 30, 1906. Orvill died on April 4, 1988 at age 81. We know that Orvill C Massey had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73106.


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Orvill C Massey passed away on April 4, 1988 at 81 years old. Orvill was born on October 30, 1906. There is no information about Orvill's family. We know that Orvill C Massey had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73106.
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In 1906, in the year that Orvill C Massey was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1918, at the age of just 12 years old, Orvill was alive when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1928, Orvill was 22 years old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1936, at the age of 30 years old, Orvill was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1988, in the year of Orvill C Massey'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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