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Robert Gilmore (1905 - 1979)

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Robert Gilmore
1905 - 1979
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March 1, 1905
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February 1979
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Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois 61201
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Robert Gilmore was born on March 1, 1905. He died in February 1979 at age 73. We know that Robert Gilmore had been residing in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois 61201.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Robert Gilmore died in February 1979 at 73 years old. He was born on March 1, 1905. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Gilmore had been residing in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois 61201.
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In 1905, in the year that Robert Gilmore was born, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1910, he was only 5 years old when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1936, Robert was 31 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 1941, by the time he was 36 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1979, in the year of Robert Gilmore'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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