Will Hunt (1878 - 1953)

Will Hunt
1878 - 1953
updated February 06, 2019
Will Hunt was born on December 4, 1878. He died in March 1953 at age 74.


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Will Hunt passed away in March 1953 at 74 years old. He was born on December 4, 1878. We are unaware of information about Will's family or relationships.
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In 1878, in the year that Will Hunt was born, on June 15th, photographer Eadweard Muybridge - at the request of Leland Stanford - produced the first sequence of stop-motion still photographs. Stanford contended that a galloping horse had all four feet off the ground. Only photos of a horse at a gallop would settle the question and, using 12 cameras and a series of photos, Muybridge settled the question: Stanford was right. Muybridge's use of several cameras and stills led to motion pictures.

In 1894, Will was 16 years old when on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1925, at the age of 47 years old, Will was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1935, when he was 57 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1953, in the year of Will Hunt's passing, 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.

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around 1974 - Unknown
Dec 21, 1927 - Feb 6, 1994
Nov 15, 1888 - May 1979
Aug 6, 1951 - Aug 17, 2009
Aug 7, 1896 - April 1971
Dec 13, 1876 - June 1973
May 3, 1897 - May 1978
Nov 22, 1902 - June 1984
Dec 12, 1891 - August 1985
Dec 15, 1894 - October 1975
Jun 10, 1889 - January 1976
Mar 27, 1905 - July 1991
Mar 22, 1898 - October 1967
Jul 19, 1904 - January 1987
Nov 25, 1891 - January 1963
Mar 10, 1871 - October 1967

Other Hunts

Oct 6, 1882 - April 1964
Feb 1, 1892 - May 1977
Dec 9, 1905 - January 1993
Apr 17, 1892 - January 1986
Dec 3, 1903 - December 1983
Mar 17, 1905 - February 1970
Jun 3, 1914 - Mar 27, 1999
Jan 2, 1905 - January 1978
Apr 24, 1918 - Oct 22, 2002
Mar 25, 1915 - October 1983
Sep 6, 1913 - February 1986
Mar 19, 1898 - August 1967
Aug 17, 1905 - April 1971
Nov 9, 1955 - Oct 15, 1994
Feb 17, 1954 - December 1991
Feb 23, 1908 - Mar 24, 1997
Apr 4, 1915 - August 1980
Dec 18, 1911 - Oct 31, 2003
May 16, 1914 - August 1986
Jul 25, 1951 - Dec 29, 1997

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Feb 14, 1919 - Jun 14, 1984
Jun 24, 1922 - Mar 12, 2005
Aug 31, 1919 - March 1972
Apr 13, 1900 - August 1984
Jun 6, 1916 - Jan 10, 2008
Oct 16, 1894 - November 1968
Nov 25, 1885 - October 1968
Dec 7, 1903 - April 1957
Jul 25, 1902 - Oct 4, 1970
Jul 3, 1907 - November 1973
Mar 2, 1906 - April 1980
Sep 19, 1920 - Sep 15, 1965
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