Peter John Kearsey

(1944 - 1952)

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Peter John Kearsey
1944 - 1952
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1944
Death
1952
Prahran, Australia
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Prahran, Australia
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Peter John Kearsey was born in 1944. He was born to Arnold John Kearsey and Heather Berry Kearsey. He died in 1952 in Prahran, Australia at age 8.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Peter John Kearsey passed away in 1952 in Prahran, Australia at 8 years of age. He was born in 1944. He was born to Arnold John Kearsey and Heather Berry Kearsey.

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In 1944, in the year that Peter John Kearsey was born, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1950, Peter was just 6 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1951, he was merely 7 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1952, in the year of Peter John Kearsey's passing, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1953, Peter was only 9 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

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