Porter Tooze (1889 - 1975)

Porter Tooze
1889 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Porter Tooze was born on March 15, 1889. He was born to Olive Alice (Peak) Tooze and Henry James Tooze, with siblings Otis, Dewey, and Russell. He died in January 1975 at age 85. We know that Porter Tooze had been residing in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan 49017.
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May 28, 1892 - December 1972
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Dec 7, 1901 - December 1983

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Porter Tooze died in January 1975 at age 85. He was born on March 15, 1889. He was born to Olive Alice (Peak) Tooze and Henry James Tooze, with siblings Otis, Dewey, and Russell. We know that Porter Tooze had been residing in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan 49017.
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In 1889, in the year that Porter Tooze was born, on May 31st, the South Fork Dam collapsed. Located in western Pennsylvania, the dam failed - sending more than 20 million tons of water into the towns below it. The flood killed more than 2,200 people in and around Johnstown. The newly formed Red Cross responded to the disaster.

In 1901, by the time he was just 12 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1946, Porter was 57 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1956, Porter was 67 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1975, in the year of Porter Tooze's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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