Phyllis R Start (1925 - 1992)

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Phyllis R Start
1925 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Phyllis R Start was born on November 6, 1925. She died in June 1992 at 66 years of age.


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Phyllis R Start died in June 1992 at 66 years of age. She was born on November 6, 1925. We are unaware of information about Phyllis's family or relationships.
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In 1925, in the year that Phyllis R Start was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1931, she was just 6 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1943, when she was 18 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1966, when she was 41 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1992, in the year of Phyllis R Start's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Other Starts

Maribeth (Jacobs) Start
Born: around 1975
Zachary R. Start
Born: around 1977
Kelley A. (Black) Start
Born: around 1977
David C. Start Jr
Born: around 1948
Carla A. (Jackson) Start
Born: around 1952
Floyd A. Start
Born: around 1936
Charlotte A. (Lubojacky) Start
Born: around 1943
Larry L. Start
Born: around 1954
Juanita P. (Howeth) Start
Born: around 1955
Daryl W. Start
Born: around 1953
Eva M. (Windemiller) Start
Born: around 1956
Edward R. Start
Born: around 1903
Verdie M. (Landers) Start
Born: around 1907
Daryl W. Start
Born: around 1953
Connie S. (Modisette) Start
Born: around 1957
Lloyd N. Start
Born: around 1941
Wanda M. (Thompson) Start
Born: around 1947
Robert C. Start
Born: around 1946
Judy A. (Smith) Start
Born: around 1945

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