Basil Land (1917 - 1985)

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Basil Land
1917 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Basil Land was born on September 24, 1917. He died in September 1985 at 67 years of age. We know that Basil Land had been residing in Westport, Grays Harbor County, Washington 98595.


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Basil Land died in September 1985 at age 67. He was born on September 24, 1917. There is no information about Basil's family or relationships. We know that Basil Land had been residing in Westport, Grays Harbor County, Washington 98595.
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In 1917, in the year that Basil Land was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1946, at the age of 29 years old, Basil was alive when 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 1959, at the age of 42 years old, Basil was alive 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 1975, Basil was 58 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1985, in the year of Basil Land's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Oct 24, 1927 - June 1982
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Ruth E Land
Sep 13, 1916 - Jan 24, 2006
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Harold Loomis Land
Sep 17, 1927 - Aug 28, 2008
Live Oak, Florida
Olen v Land
Sep 7, 1930 - Mar 16, 2003
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