William Gorden (1897 - 1979)

William Gorden
1897 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
William Gorden was born on March 27, 1897. He died in May 1979 at 82 years old. We know that William Gorden had been residing in Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri 63857.
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William Gorden passed away in May 1979 at 82 years of age. He was born on March 27, 1897. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family. We know that William Gorden had been residing in Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri 63857.
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In 1897, in the year that William Gorden was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1902, William was just 5 years old when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1947, he was 50 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1955, by the time he was 58 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 1979, in the year of William Gorden's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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c. 1922 - Unknown
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1806 - 1854
Unknown - Dec 31, 1969
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c. 1892 - Jun 17, 1902
- Jul 8, 1895
c. 1879 - Feb 7, 1941
c. 1886 - Dec 8, 1939
c. 1890 - Jul 31, 1933
c. 1920 - Mar 7, 1921
c. 1915 - Oct 8, 1917
c. 1909 - Feb 8, 1910
c. 1841 - Jan 2, 1899

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Oct 20, 1913 - Jun 6, 2009
Mar 3, 1918 - Mar 4, 2003
Nov 18, 1883 - July 1979
Aug 27, 1907 - Dec 24, 2003
Dec 25, 1935 - December 1992
Apr 25, 1915 - Jun 11, 2000
Jun 5, 1914 - February 1947
Oct 27, 1896 - December 1956
Feb 14, 1923 - Sep 6, 2010
Dec 15, 1931 - Mar 14, 2006
Jun 13, 1936 - Feb 7, 1998
May 25, 1931 - Nov 25, 1995
May 25, 1931 - Jul 21, 1996
Mar 31, 1906 - July 1986
May 15, 1906 - Mar 1, 1992
Mar 3, 1934 - Jul 15, 1994
Apr 11, 1924 - Jun 3, 2005
Aug 5, 1905 - August 1969
Jun 21, 1902 - November 1974
Dec 9, 1956 - Jul 13, 2004

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Aug 4, 1918 - Feb 11, 1989
Dec 9, 1907 - May 28, 1990
Feb 14, 1890 - April 1977
Mar 26, 1894 - December 1973
Jun 24, 1923 - Oct 22, 1989
Dec 9, 1909 - Apr 4, 2008
May 3, 1919 - May 1981
Oct 27, 1881 - March 1969
Oct 15, 1899 - May 1977
Jun 23, 1921 - Feb 14, 2001
Nov 28, 1921 - Sep 4, 1991
Jan 22, 1929 - Aug 28, 1991
Sep 4, 1931 - Feb 8, 1994
Jun 2, 1903 - June 1983
Jul 28, 1922 - August 1979
Jul 1, 1923 - Jan 26, 1991
Jul 4, 1928 - December 1987
Oct 21, 1918 - Jun 3, 1991
Apr 5, 1929 - October 1971
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