Wilma Martin (1946 - 1983)

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Wilma Martin
1946 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Wilma Martin was born on January 31, 1946. She died in April 1983 at 37 years old.


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Wilma Martin died in April 1983 at age 37. She was born on January 31, 1946. We have no information about Wilma's family or relationships.
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1946 - 1983 World Events

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In 1946, in the year that Wilma Martin was born, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1958, when she was only 12 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1965, when she was 19 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1974, when she was 28 years old, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1983, in the year of Wilma Martin's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Wilma Doris (Weeks) Martin
May 3, 1933 - Apr 18, 1995
Wilma G. Martin
Died: June 1946
Wilma Ann Martin
Apr 11, 1939 - Feb 28, 2008
Wilma L Martin
Feb 25, 1930 - Jan 2, 1991
Wilma Mary Martin
Jan 11, 1927 - Feb 1, 1992
Wilma Jean Martin
Oct 8, 1926 - May 18, 1994
Wilma Martin
around 1894 - Aug 14, 1895
Wilma H. (Vera) Martin
Born: around 1961
Wilma J. (Woods) Martin
Born: around 1956
Wilma (Jackson) Martin
Born: around 1959
Wilma A. (Wilson) Martin
Born: around 1947
Wilma D. (Pursley) Martin
Born: around 1919
Wilma J. (Kirby) Martin
Born: around 1941
Wilma K. (Brown) Martin
Born: around 1933
Wilma J. (Brown) Martin
Born: around 1929
Wilma J. (Mcnamara) Martin
Born: around 1956
Wilma J. (Newcomb) Martin
Born: around 1934
Wilma M. (Swinky) Martin
Born: around 1931
Wilma J. (Davidson) Martin
Born: around 1953
Wilma D. (Johnston) Martin
Born: around 1954

Other Martins

John L Martin
Jan 15, 1946 - Oct 11, 2005
Ella Martin
Feb 14, 1894 - August 1986
Holly Springs, Mississippi
Truly C Martin
Dec 14, 1946 - Apr 14, 2007
Holly Springs, MS
Florence Martin
Jul 2, 1904 - September 1979
Rosie L Martin
Apr 11, 1936 - Dec 5, 1992
Vicksburg, MS
Lillian C Martin
Aug 28, 1944 - Nov 29, 2007
Chicago, IL
Mildred Martin
Jul 10, 1941 - Sep 8, 2006
Natchez, MS
Walter R Martin
Jun 15, 1948 - Dec 31, 2002
Columbia, MS
R Martin
Jun 2, 1944 - January 1993
Jackson, MS
Hugh D Martin
Mar 3, 1947 - Aug 2, 2004
Ruthie M Martin
Jan 7, 1946 - April 1998
New Orleans, LA
Hazel Martin
May 25, 1925 - Mar 1, 2002
Port Gibson, MS
Ora Lee Martin
Feb 17, 1934 - Jan 11, 2006
Baton Rouge, LA
Mattie B Martin
Dec 10, 1948 - Feb 15, 2004
Morgan City, MS
A Martin
May 12, 1946 - Jan 15, 1996
D Q Martin
Sep 15, 1947 - Jul 15, 1989
Jessie M Martin
Dec 23, 1946 - Dec 26, 2005
Leakesville, MS
Thomas Martin
Dec 14, 1959 - Jan 23, 2010
M Martin
May 16, 2003 - Dec 13, 2008
G Martin
Mar 1, 1946 - March 1992

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Buckatunna, MS
Ruby M Roberts
Jan 17, 1907 - Jun 11, 1992
Charles W Hall
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Silver Creek, MS
Linda Cooksey
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Roseland, LA
Anna Hackett
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Cora Guthrie
Mar 8, 1922 - February 1985
Philadelphia, Mississippi
Mitchell Ford
Feb 8, 1899 - April 1968
Waynesboro, Mississippi
J D Barnes
Jan 13, 1944 - Nov 15, 1987
Annie Jenkins
Dec 31, 1904 - August 1979
Columbia, Mississippi
Marjorie Collins
Jul 28, 1941 - December 1976
Maggie Fikes
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Hattiesburg, MS
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Laurel, Mississippi
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