Robert Sykes (1889 - 1975)

Robert Sykes
1889 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Sykes was born on April 23, 1889. He died in January 1975 at age 85. We know that Robert Sykes had been residing in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas 72830.
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Robert Sykes passed away in January 1975 at age 85. He was born on April 23, 1889. There is no information about Robert's family. We know that Robert Sykes had been residing in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas 72830.
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In 1889, in the year that Robert Sykes was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1904, by the time he was just 15 years old, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1953, Robert was 64 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, at the age of 79 years old, Robert was alive when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1975, in the year of Robert Sykes's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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around 1911 - Jul 11, 1945
around 1894 - Jul 7, 1916
around 1911 - Jun 8, 1940
around 1896 - Aug 8, 1918
around 1890 - Jun 29, 1916
around 1911 - Mar 29, 1942
around 1894 - Aug 9, 1918
around 1889 - Aug 21, 1915
around 1919 - Feb 15, 1944
around 1900 - Jul 11, 1943
around 1916 - Oct 31, 1941
Unknown - Nov 23, 1915
around 1890 - Aug 7, 1917
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1904 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown

Other Sykeses

Nov 9, 1898 - November 1947
Sep 19, 1912 - Nov 30, 1994
Apr 26, 1883 - October 1980
Oct 31, 1922 - Oct 26, 1994
Dec 25, 1890 - August 1963
Feb 12, 1918 - November 1985
Aug 5, 1919 - October 1984
Jun 19, 1913 - Jul 7, 1995
Nov 8, 1921 - Nov 2, 2010
Feb 8, 1912 - Sep 4, 2002
May 8, 1918 - January 1990
Oct 20, 1924 - June 1982
Jun 21, 1923 - May 31, 1994
Sep 30, 1902 - September 1979
Aug 19, 1893 - May 1982
Feb 3, 1909 - January 1976
Mar 3, 1915 - Jul 18, 1997
Dec 27, 1907 - July 1985
May 17, 1925 - January 1989
Aug 25, 1905 - September 1974

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May 29, 1892 - July 1966
Feb 8, 1914 - July 1983
Nov 4, 1915 - Jan 14, 2006
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Feb 1, 1897 - August 1983
Dec 28, 1912 - November 1977
May 3, 1886 - October 1984
Nov 29, 1909 - April 1976
Mar 8, 1908 - Sep 24, 1996
Aug 8, 1908 - Mar 25, 1974
Sep 13, 1917 - November 1973
Sep 11, 1915 - Jul 5, 1991
May 6, 1914 - Nov 23, 2005
Jul 21, 1914 - October 1979
Feb 13, 1909 - Jan 2, 1998
Oct 6, 1915 - November 1978
Aug 5, 1881 - June 1981
Oct 21, 1883 - December 1964
Apr 15, 1891 - September 1954
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