Phyllis Dempsey (1913 - 1979)

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Phyllis Dempsey
1913 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Phyllis Dempsey was born on September 13, 1913. She died in January 1979 at 65 years old. We know that Phyllis Dempsey had been residing in Long Pond, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.


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Phyllis Dempsey died in January 1979 at 65 years of age. She was born on September 13, 1913. We have no information about Phyllis's family or relationships. We know that Phyllis Dempsey had been residing in Long Pond, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1913, in the year that Phyllis Dempsey was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1928, by the time she was just 15 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1938, at the age of 25 years old, Phyllis was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1969, Phyllis was 56 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1979, in the year of Phyllis Dempsey's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Apr 5, 1936 - Jan 28, 2011
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Mar 31, 1905 - Dec 26, 1988
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