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Andrew Elmer Wells (born 1878)

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Andrew Elmer Wells
1878
Born
September 3, 1878
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Andrew Elmer Wells was born on September 3, 1878. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Andrew Elmer Wells.
Updated: January 23, 2013
Biography ID: 448624

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Wells Family
George Reuben Wells boy 4th from right. Sister Molly. Emilee Lester. John Lester & Eunice. John md Mary Frances Wells d/o George Milton Wells/Virginia Melvina Parker. Tall man BR Andrew Wells. George Milton Wells behind Emilee Lester.
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1878 World Events

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In 1878, in the year that Andrew Elmer Wells was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

In 1919, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

In 1951, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1962, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1995, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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