1947–2010 (Age 63) Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
The Life of Peter Rex
When Peter Rex Morris was born in 1947, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Rex MORRIS, was 37 and his mother, Kathleen May Wilson, was 35. He died in 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 63.
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
The UK becomes a member of NATO.
1965 · Death Penalty is Abolished for Murder
The death penalty for murder was abolished in England on November 8, 1965.
1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).