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Pumroy Adams (1890 - 1978)

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Pumroy Adams
1890 - 1978
Born
September 11, 1890
Death
December 1978
Last Known Residence
Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina 29720
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Pumroy Adams of Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina was born on September 11, 1890, and died at age 88 years old in December 1978.
Updated: November 1, 2011
Biography ID: 39674635

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Pumroy Adams passed away at age 88 years old in December 1978. Pumroy Adams of Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina was born on September 11, 1890.

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Pumroy Adams lived 17 years longer than the average Adams family member when they died at the age of 88.
The average age of an Adams family member is 71.
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1890 - 1978 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Pumroy Adams was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1936, this person was 46 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1946, Pumroy was 56 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1953, by the time this person was 63 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1978, in the year of Pumroy Adams's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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