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Stanley Edgar Jorgensen (1919 - 1974)

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Stanley Edgar Jorgensen
1919 - 1974
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1919
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1974
Mur, Australia
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Mur, Australia
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Stanley Edgar Jorgensen was born in 1919. He is the child of Albert Carl Jorgensen and Antonio Berth Zanker Jorgensen. He died in 1974 in Mur, Australia at 55 years of age.
Updated: September 4, 2013
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Stanley Edgar Jorgensen died in 1974 in Mur, Australia at 55 years old. He was born in 1919. He is the child of Albert Carl Jorgensen and Antonio Berth Zanker Jorgensen.
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In 1919, in the year that Stanley Edgar Jorgensen was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1926, at the age of just 7 years old, Stanley was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1941, Stanley was 22 years old when 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 1950, he was 31 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1974, in the year of Stanley Edgar Jorgensen's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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