Peter J Dempsey (1914 - 1999)

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Peter J Dempsey
1914 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Peter J Dempsey was born on March 22, 1914. He died on December 18, 1999 at 85 years of age. We know that Peter J Dempsey had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.


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Peter J Dempsey died on December 18, 1999 at 85 years old. He was born on March 22, 1914. We have no information about Peter's family. We know that Peter J Dempsey had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1914, in the year that Peter J Dempsey was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1939, at the age of 25 years old, Peter was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1970, by the time he was 56 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1983, he was 69 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1994, at the age of 80 years old, Peter was alive when on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Dec 15, 1901 - Apr 28, 1997
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Jan 13, 1911 - Jul 27, 1998
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Sep 2, 1918 - Oct 15, 1995
Drexel Hill, PA
Kenneth H Dempsey
Sep 1, 1922 - May 30, 2010
Johnstown, PA
Harold Dempsey
Sep 7, 1920 - August 1976
Aliquippa, PA
Robert Dempsey
Oct 7, 1921 - February 1961
Walter A Dempsey
Mar 15, 1923 - Oct 29, 1997
Irwin, PA
Francis Dempsey
Feb 2, 1922 - December 1966
Syracuse, NY
Joseph E Dempsey
Oct 18, 1915 - Nov 28, 1994
Dushore, PA
Richard R Dempsey
Jul 24, 1921 - Nov 10, 2009
Nashville, TN
William Dempsey
Sep 15, 1886 - January 1967
Philadelphia, PA
John Dempsey
Jan 13, 1923 - March 1984
Lucille Dempsey
Mar 11, 1911 - Apr 21, 1997
Philadelphia, PA
Louise Dempsey
Jan 11, 1910 - Jun 15, 1999
Philadelphia, PA
James Dempsey
Oct 8, 1897 - March 1986
Carnegie, PA
Margaret Dempsey
Jun 1, 1905 - November 1982
Philadelphia, PA
James Dempsey
Jul 4, 1892 - January 1974
Upper Darby, PA
James Dempsey
Sep 5, 1910 - March 1982
Bensalem, PA
Rose Dempsey
Aug 23, 1879 - August 1971
Philadelphia, PA
Margaret Dempsey
Sep 10, 1908 - Jan 31, 2001
Philadelphia, PA

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Donnel H Anthony
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Maceo W Hubbard
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Anna M Riegger
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