Thomas Persons (1906 - 1980)

Thomas Persons
1906 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Persons was born on January 26, 1906. He died in May 1980 at age 74. We know that Thomas Persons had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39206.
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Thomas Persons died in May 1980 at 74 years old. He was born on January 26, 1906. We have no information about Thomas's family. We know that Thomas Persons had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39206.
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In 1906, in the year that Thomas Persons was born, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1910, when he was merely 4 years old, 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 1949, when he was 43 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1959, Thomas was 53 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1980, in the year of Thomas Persons's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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