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Teary Thompson (1895 - 1972)

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Teary Thompson
1895 - 1972
Born
May 21, 1895
Death
June 1972
Last Known Residence
Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania 19087
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Teary Thompson of Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania was born on May 21, 1895, and died at age 77 years old in June 1972.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 23050694

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Teary Thompson passed away at age 77 years old in June 1972. Teary Thompson of Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania was born on May 21, 1895.

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Teary Thompson lived 6 years longer than the average Thompson family member when they died at the age of 77.
The average age of a Thompson family member is 71.
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1895 - 1972 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Teary Thompson was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1918, when this person was 23 years old, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1948, by the time this person was 53 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1950, this person was 55 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1972, in the year of Teary Thompson's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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