Porter Johnston

(1891 - 1964)

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Porter Johnston
1891 - 1964
Born
October 7, 1891
Death
April 1964
Last Known Residence
Arizona
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Porter Johnston was born on October 7, 1891. He died in April 1964 at age 72. We know that Porter Johnston had been residing in Arizona.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Porter Johnston passed away in April 1964 at 72 years old. He was born on October 7, 1891. We have no information about Porter's immediate family. We know that Porter Johnston had been residing in Arizona.

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In 1891, in the year that Porter Johnston was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1929, when he was 38 years old, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1943, when he was 52 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1952, he was 61 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1964, in the year of Porter Johnston's passing, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

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