Orvis Byrd (1897 - 1973)

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Orvis Byrd
1897 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Orvis Byrd was born on July 6, 1897. Orvis died in January 1973 at 75 years of age. We know that Orvis Byrd had been residing in Lumberton, Lamar County, Mississippi 39455.

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Orvis Byrd passed away in January 1973 at 75 years old. Orvis was born on July 6, 1897. We have no information about Orvis's family. We know that Orvis Byrd had been residing in Lumberton, Lamar County, Mississippi 39455.
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In 1897, in the year that Orvis Byrd was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1911, at the age of merely 14 years old, Orvis was alive when the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1924, by the time this person was 27 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1959, Orvis was 62 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1973, in the year of Orvis Byrd'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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