Comer Howard (1906 - 1951)

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Donald Knotts

Donald Knotts

John W Howard Discharge Paper

John W Howard Discharge Paper

John W Howard Birth Certificate

John W Howard Birth Certificate

Leslie Howard and Ingrid Bergman

Leslie Howard and Ingrid Bergman

 Olivia deHavilland and Leslie Howard

Olivia deHavilland and Leslie Howard

Leslie Howard and Olivia deHavilland

Leslie Howard and Olivia deHavilland

Leslie Howard

Leslie Howard

Leslie Howard

Leslie Howard

Shanna L. Howard

Shanna L. Howard

Judith A. (Martinek) Howard

Judith A. (Martinek) Howard

Oliver Otis Howard

Oliver Otis Howard

James Leroy Howard

James Leroy Howard

Della (Youngblood) Howard

Della (Youngblood) Howard

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John August Howard Donald Knotts John W Howard Discharge Paper John W Howard Birth Certificate

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1906 - In the year that Comer Howard was born, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

1914 - Comer was just 8 years old when in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1922 - By the time this person was 16 years old, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1948 - Comer was 42 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1951 - In the year of Comer Howard's passing, 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.

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Comer Howard passed away in October 1951 at 45 years old. No cause of death has been entered. Comer was born on January 16, 1906. There is no information about Comer's family or relationships.

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