Glenn Thomas (1914 - 1978)

Glenn Thomas
1914 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Glenn Thomas was born on May 4, 1914. He died in October 1978 at 64 years old.

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Glenn Thomas passed away in October 1978 at 64 years old. He was born on May 4, 1914. There is no information about Glenn's family or relationships.
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In 1914, in the year that Glenn Thomas was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1932, when he was 18 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1954, at the age of 40 years old, Glenn was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1967, by the time he was 53 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1978, in the year of Glenn Thomas's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Sep 14, 1920 - May 1984
Jan 23, 1919 - Nov 23, 2010
Jan 26, 1889 - July 1962
Jul 12, 1919 - Aug 23, 2001
Apr 12, 1910 - Feb 9, 1992
Aug 3, 1920 - Feb 29, 1996
Dec 28, 1921 - Jul 5, 2006
May 24, 1916 - Apr 29, 1999
May 6, 1919 - Aug 1, 2007
Feb 18, 1907 - May 1971
Mar 1, 1921 - Jul 31, 1989
Jun 29, 1921 - Feb 28, 2004
Feb 18, 1922 - Apr 27, 1998
Mar 20, 1932 - July 1971
Jul 15, 1921 - Feb 17, 1998
Apr 18, 1921 - Oct 20, 2000
Mar 20, 1920 - Dec 12, 1998
Sep 4, 1921 - Dec 16, 2000
Mar 1, 1922 - Dec 8, 1999
Sep 30, 1918 - October 1989

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Jan 25, 1919 - Feb 27, 2006
Oct 3, 1920 - Feb 15, 2006
Apr 11, 1904 - Mar 17, 2000
Sep 9, 1918 - Jun 20, 2003
Apr 10, 1921 - May 1987
Feb 28, 1921 - September 1978
Oct 30, 1920 - Feb 14, 2005
Nov 13, 1917 - Aug 10, 1992
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