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Harold John William White (died 1939)

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Harold John William White
1939
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October 14, 1939
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Harold John William White died on October 14, 1939.
Updated: October 1, 2013
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Rank: Canteen Assistant Regiment: Navy Army And Air Force Institute Unit/ship/squadron: H.m.s. Royal Oak
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Harold John William White passed away on October 14, 1939. He was buried in Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 36, United Kingdom. There is no information about Harold's surviving family.
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Add Harold's birthday or the date he died to see a list of historic events that occurred during Harold's lifetime.

In 1828, on April 20th, French explorer René Caillié became the first non-Muslim to enter Timbuktu and to later return alive. He gave Europeans a first hand description of the city. He was awarded a prize of 10,000 francs for his trip - offered by the Société de Géographie.

In 1848, on January 31st, construction began on the Washington Monument in Washington D.C. - but the monument wasn't completed until 1888. A lack of money, the Civil War, and a dispute over who would manage the monument kept halting construction.

In 1876, on August 1st, Colorado became the 38th U.S. state. Its nickname is the "Centennial State" because it was admitted just 28 days after the United States' centennial.

In 1886, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1939, in the year of Harold John William White's passing, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

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