William Crawford Phillips

(1920 - 1971)

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William Crawford Phillips
1920 - 1971
Born
1920
Preston, Australia
Death
1971
Balw, Australia
Last Known Residence
Preston, Australia
Summary
William Crawford Phillips was born in 1920 in Preston, Australia. He was born to William Geor Phillips and Isabella M Whitfield Phillips. He died in 1971 in Balw, Australia at 51 years old.
Updated: August 21, 2019
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William Crawford Phillips
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William Phillips was born in in Preston, Australia
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William Crawford Phillips died in 1971 in Balw, Australia at age 51. He was born in 1920 in Preston, Australia. He was born to William Geor Phillips and Isabella M Whitfield Phillips.

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In 1920, in the year that William Crawford Phillips was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1942, William was 22 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1950, William was 30 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1966, when he was 46 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1971, in the year of William Crawford Phillips's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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