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Alexander Peacock (1921 - 1990)

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Alexander Peacock
1921 - 1990
Born
September 8, 1921
Death
December 3, 1990
Last Known Residence
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27612
Summary
Alexander Peacock of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina was born on September 8, 1921, and died at age 69 years old on December 3, 1990.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 31857873

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Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27612
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Alexander Peacock passed away at age 69 years old on December 3, 1990. Alexander Peacock of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina was born on September 8, 1921.

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1921 - 1990 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Alexander Peacock was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1932, Alexander was only 11 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1959, Alexander was 38 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1985, Alexander was 64 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1990, in the year of Alexander Peacock's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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