Sidney Hurst (1907 - 1992)

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Sidney Hurst
1907 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Sidney Hurst was born on October 2, 1907. He died on March 14, 1992 at 84 years old. We know that Sidney Hurst had been residing in Venice, Los Angeles County, California 90291.


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Sidney Hurst died on March 14, 1992 at 84 years old. He was born on October 2, 1907. There is no information about Sidney's immediate family. We know that Sidney Hurst had been residing in Venice, Los Angeles County, California 90291.
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In 1907, in the year that Sidney Hurst was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1910, by the time he was only 3 years old, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1933, by the time he was 26 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1957, at the age of 50 years old, Sidney was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1992, in the year of Sidney Hurst's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Sidney Hurst
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Angleton, TX
Sidney Jefferson Hurst
Nov 17, 1917 - Jul 8, 2007
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Sep 3, 1911 - June 1982
Brinkley, Arkansas
Thomas Hurst
Oct 7, 1918 - December 1964
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Walter Hurst
Oct 7, 1900 - January 1963
Ruby Hurst
Jan 26, 1910 - January 1978
Brinkley, Arkansas
Gary A Hurst
Jun 24, 1954 - Feb 24, 1983
Clarendon, AR
Stanton Hurst
Mar 3, 1886 - January 1980
Helena, Arkansas
Paul Hurst
Nov 18, 1908 - Mar 31, 1998
Atkins, AR
Clarence Hurst
Nov 21, 1891 - August 1975
Ozark, Arkansas
George Hurst
Dec 27, 1891 - February 1970
Paris, Arkansas
David Hurst
May 18, 1901 - December 1972
San Angelo, Texas
Leona E Hurst
Nov 28, 1913 - Dec 12, 1996
Memphis, TN
Charley Hurst
Nov 9, 1911 - September 1984
Van Buren, Arkansas
Davis Hurst
Mar 31, 1913 - December 1975
Royal, Arkansas
Era M Hurst
Nov 7, 1905 - Aug 20, 1997
Houston, TX
Rufus L Hurst
Dec 19, 1918 - May 3, 1992
Jackie D Hurst
Nov 7, 1958 - Jul 25, 1989
Louisville, KY
Thomas Hurst
Jan 18, 1896 - July 1979
Alicia, Arkansas
Wanda J Hurst
Mar 22, 1911 - Jun 12, 2001
Fort Smith, AR
Loyne L Hurst
Jul 26, 1911 - Aug 15, 1995
Flippin, AR
Ronald L Hurst
Aug 20, 1958 - Jun 27, 2007

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Roy Brown
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Jesse Williams
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