Percy Byrd (1912 - 1978)

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Percy Byrd
1912 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Percy Byrd was born on February 12, 1912. He died in July 1978 at age 66.

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Percy Byrd passed away in July 1978 at age 66. He was born on February 12, 1912. We are unaware of information about Percy's family or relationships.
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In 1912, in the year that Percy Byrd was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1932, at the age of 20 years old, Percy was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1953, Percy was 41 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, at the age of 56 years old, Percy was alive when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1978, in the year of Percy Byrd's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Jul 23, 1923 - Jan 22, 1998
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Fort White, FL
Willman Byrd
Jun 30, 1919 - June 1971
Linnie Byrd
Feb 8, 1900 - January 1982
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Annie P Byrd
Dec 9, 1910 - Nov 20, 1993
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Aug 14, 1911 - Apr 5, 2001
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Eugene Byrd
Aug 24, 1918 - July 1983
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Raymond Andrew Byrd
Apr 19, 1953 - Jan 10, 2010
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Sep 8, 1904 - October 1974
Panama City, Florida
Jess Byrd
Jun 20, 1915 - February 1969
Fort Myers, Florida
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Dec 26, 1957 - Aug 1, 2007
High Point, NC
Michael Byrd
Apr 16, 1955 - May 1978
Bokeelia, Florida
Alfred W Byrd
Mar 5, 1915 - Jan 30, 2010
Citra, Florida
Regenia Byrd
Sep 18, 1918 - March 1987
Florida
Park Byrd
Dec 1, 1887 - October 1969
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Sam Byrd
Mar 10, 1898 - May 1964
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Jim Byrd
Mar 10, 1898 - December 1968
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