William Kelly (1920 - 1977)

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William Kelly
1920 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
William Kelly was born on October 10, 1920. He died in April 1977 at 56 years old.

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William Kelly passed away in April 1977 at age 56. He was born on October 10, 1920. There is no information about William's family or relationships.
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In 1920, in the year that William Kelly was born, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1937, when he was 17 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1959, he was 39 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1963, at the age of 43 years old, William was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1977, in the year of William Kelly's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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William Robertson Kelly
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William Robert Kelly
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William Robert Kelly
around 1925 - Jun 15, 1944
William Reginald Thomas Kelly
around 1900 - May 30, 1918
William Philip John Kelly
around 1892 - Apr 5, 1917
William Peter Kelly
around 1880 - Jul 4, 1918
William Patrick Kelly
around 1883 - Nov 15, 1918
William Maurice Kelly
around 1899 - May 21, 1918
William Lester Kelly
around 1914 - Sep 12, 1943
William Leonard Kelly
around 1921 - Feb 13, 1942

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Thomas Kelly
Apr 14, 1882 - July 1975
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James W Kelly
Nov 23, 1922 - Sep 30, 1990
Annandale, VA
Monroe Kelly
Mar 1, 1892 - January 1965
Iowa
Arthur F Kelly
Nov 29, 1892 - Apr 3, 1989
Everett, WA
John Kelly
Feb 6, 1905 - January 1985
Tacoma, Washington
Albert Kelly
May 5, 1879 - May 1964
California
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Feb 27, 1918 - Mar 3, 2011
Olympia, Washington
William Kelly
Jan 22, 1907 - July 1971
Tacoma, Washington
William E Kelly
Sep 23, 1910 - Aug 24, 2004
Centralia, WA
James Kelly
Aug 22, 1892 - January 1979
San Diego, California
Norman S Kelly
Nov 19, 1916 - Sep 6, 1994
Yakima, WA
Leonard Kelly
Jul 5, 1917 - March 1981
Lynnwood, Washington
Roy Kelly
Jun 12, 1901 - April 1974
Albany, Oregon
Gladys I Kelly
Jan 18, 1902 - May 24, 2000
La Crescenta, CA
Mary E Kelly
May 24, 1911 - Jan 23, 1992
Newport Beach, CA
Thomas F Kelly
Jun 10, 1923 - Jan 28, 2007
Seattle, WA
Floyd Kelly
Jan 6, 1914 - September 1981
Seattle, Washington

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