David Bland (1923 - 1984)

David Bland
1923 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
David Bland was born on August 1, 1923. He died in July 1984 at 60 years old. We know that David Bland had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19132.


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David Bland died in July 1984 at 60 years of age. He was born on August 1, 1923. There is no information about David's family. We know that David Bland had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19132.
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In 1923, in the year that David Bland was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1933, at the age of just 10 years old, David was alive when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1965, by the time he was 42 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1972, by the time he was 49 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1984, in the year of David Bland's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Other David Blands

Sep 13, 1979 - Unknown
around 1897 - Jan 5, 1917
around 1921 - Apr 27, 1943
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1911 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
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Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 25, 1945
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around 1863 - Aug 9, 1912
around 1834 - Feb 15, 1910
around 1957 - Unknown
around 1958 - Unknown
around 1973 - Unknown

Other Blands

Sep 3, 1926 - Jan 21, 2011
Nov 28, 1928 - Apr 10, 2003
Nov 30, 1908 - Apr 10, 1991
Sep 2, 1919 - Oct 19, 1997
Dec 23, 1903 - December 1970
Aug 15, 1908 - October 1983
Apr 19, 1931 - Mar 16, 1999
Jun 20, 1930 - Dec 6, 2001
Dec 20, 1920 - Jul 14, 2001
Dec 31, 1899 - April 1977
Aug 21, 1911 - Sep 3, 2002
Mar 1, 1933 - May 1984
May 25, 1927 - May 5, 2009
Jun 27, 1934 - Dec 2, 1992
Jul 24, 1934 - Oct 15, 1991
Jun 26, 1937 - September 1999
Jan 16, 1914 - Nov 18, 1997
May 6, 1892 - October 1967
Apr 3, 1898 - May 1972
Oct 6, 1913 - Sep 7, 1992

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Jul 27, 1927 - Apr 25, 1996
Aug 14, 1930 - October 1986
May 25, 1926 - May 1980
Oct 5, 1922 - Nov 6, 1997
Mar 24, 1929 - Nov 20, 1993
Jun 3, 1929 - Jan 17, 2002
Jan 27, 1931 - December 1977
Feb 19, 1931 - July 1975
Jul 2, 1920 - Apr 27, 2009
Jan 7, 1899 - January 1966
Apr 13, 1896 - June 1974
Sep 24, 1899 - March 1980
Mar 28, 1914 - Mar 11, 2008
Feb 1, 1926 - August 1992
Nov 28, 1924 - May 1990
Mar 31, 1930 - January 1980
Feb 28, 1924 - Oct 27, 1988
Feb 17, 1923 - August 1994
Sep 26, 1929 - Apr 20, 2000
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