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Harold L Wilson (1925 - 1992)

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Harold L Wilson
1925 - 1992
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June 30, 1925
Death
August 12, 1992
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90044
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Harold L Wilson was born on June 30, 1925. He died on August 12, 1992 at 67 years old. We know that Harold L Wilson had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90044.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Harold L Wilson passed away on August 12, 1992 at 67 years old. He was born on June 30, 1925. There is no information about Harold's surviving family. We know that Harold L Wilson had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90044.
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In 1925, in the year that Harold L Wilson was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1950, Harold was 25 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1971, Harold was 46 years old when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1987, at the age of 62 years old, Harold was alive when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1992, in the year of Harold L Wilson's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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