Walter R May (1936 - 2002)

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Mendenhall, Simpson County, Mississippi

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1936 - In the year that Walter R May was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1967 - He was 31 years old when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

1974 - When he was 38 years old, 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.

1983 - By the time he was 47 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1987 - At the age of 51 years old, Walter was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Walter R May died on February 13, 2002 at 65 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Walter. He was born on April 21, 1936. We have no information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter R May had been residing in Mendenhall, Simpson County, Mississippi.

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