Arthur A Dawson (1903 - 1991)

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Arthur A Dawson
1903 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur A Dawson was born on October 12, 1903. He died on August 16, 1991 at 87 years old.


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Arthur A Dawson died on August 16, 1991 at 87 years old. He was born on October 12, 1903. There is no information about Arthur's family.
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In 1903, in the year that Arthur A Dawson was born, the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1911, Arthur was only 8 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1956, at the age of 53 years old, Arthur was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1988, when he was 85 years old, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1991, in the year of Arthur A Dawson's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Died: Oct 8, 1916
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Arthur Harold Dawson
around 1880 - Apr 2, 1917
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around 1913 - Oct 9, 1945
Arthur Edgar Dawson
Died: Jul 22, 1915
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Anna Dawson
Feb 13, 1897 - January 1981
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Vernice I Dawson
Jan 21, 1917 - Jan 9, 1990
Doris Dawson
Dec 31, 1919 - Nov 7, 2002
Oak Park, IL
Wilma Frances Dawson
Apr 20, 1925 - Feb 18, 2009
Sacramento, California
Robert E Dawson
Oct 3, 1924 - Mar 11, 2008
Midlothian, IL
Harold Dawson
May 8, 1923 - July 1982
Warrensburg, Missouri
Audrey A Dawson
Jun 15, 1923 - Feb 6, 2006
Green Forest, AR
Meryl D Dawson
Feb 12, 1921 - Oct 13, 2002
Westminster, CO
Laura Dawson
Sep 13, 1888 - January 1977
Decatur, Illinois
Patricia J Dawson
Sep 13, 1926 - Oct 25, 1999
Rockford, IL
Louise Dawson
Dec 4, 1910 - Dec 18, 1992
Forrest City, AR
Mary R Dawson
Apr 15, 1929 - Nov 2, 2000
Port Washington, NY
Allie Dawson
Jan 1, 1895 - November 1979
Benton, Illinois
Sandra K Dawson
Jul 12, 1941 - May 14, 2011
Mena, AR
C L Dawson
Jul 30, 1948 - May 1992
David L Dawson
Sep 7, 1946 - Dec 8, 2003
Mulkeytown, IL
Evelyn L Dawson
Apr 11, 1914 - Mar 26, 2005
Flanagan, IL
Beatrice Dawson
Aug 13, 1892 - July 1984
Lexington, Illinois
Eliane K Dawson
Dec 15, 1935 - Oct 22, 1995
David W Dawson
Feb 3, 1956 - Sep 29, 2004

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