Wilburn Percy Hester

(1880 - 1968)

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Wilburn Percy Hester Born : Sept. 5 1880 Death: July 21 1968
1880 - 1968
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September 5, 1880
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July 21, 1968
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Wilburn Percy Hester was born on September 5, 1880. He died on July 21, 1968 at age 87.
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Wilburn Percy Hester passed away on July 21, 1968 at 87 years of age. He was born on September 5, 1880. We are unaware of information about Wilburn Percy Hester Born : Sept. 5 1880 Death: July's surviving family.

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In 1880, in the year that Wilburn Percy Hester was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1932, Wilburn Percy Hester Born : Sept. 5 1880 Death: July was 52 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1940, when he was 60 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1953, at the age of 73 years old, Wilburn Percy Hester Born : Sept. 5 1880 Death: July was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, in the year of Wilburn Percy Hester's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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