William E Durham

(1911 - 2002)

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William E Durham
1911 - 2002
Born
May 5, 1911
Death
February 19, 2002
Last Known Residence
Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143
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William E Durham was born on May 5, 1911. He died on February 19, 2002 at 90 years old. We know that William E Durham had been residing in Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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William E Durham died on February 19, 2002 at 90 years of age. He was born on May 5, 1911. There is no information about William's family. We know that William E Durham had been residing in Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143.

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In 1911, in the year that William E Durham was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1936, William was 25 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1955, by the time he was 44 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1978, William was 67 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1999, by the time he was 88 years old, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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