George Roland

(1897 - 1975)

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George Roland
1897 - 1975
Born
January 1, 1897
Death
November 1975
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Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75233
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George Roland was born on January 1, 1897. He died in November 1975 at 78 years of age. We know that George Roland had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75233.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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George Roland passed away in November 1975 at 78 years old. He was born on January 1, 1897. We are unaware of information about George's family or relationships. We know that George Roland had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75233.

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In 1897, in the year that George Roland was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1919, by the time he was 22 years old, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1927, George was 30 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1964, when he was 67 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1975, in the year of George Roland's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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