Phelps Gill (1891 - 1971)

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Phelps Gill
1891 - 1971
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October 7, 1891
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April 1971
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16506
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Phelps Gill was born on October 7, 1891. Phelps died in April 1971 at age 79. We know that Phelps Gill had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16506.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Phelps Gill passed away in April 1971 at age 79. Phelps was born on October 7, 1891. We are unaware of information about Phelps's family. We know that Phelps Gill had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16506.

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In 1891, in the year that Phelps Gill was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1932, at the age of 41 years old, Phelps 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 1950, at the age of 59 years old, Phelps was alive 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 1969, when this person was 78 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1971, in the year of Phelps Gill's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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