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Harris Angier (1891 - 1979)

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Harris Angier
1891 - 1979
Born
April 17, 1891
Death
August 1979
Last Known Residence
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 01701
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Harris Angier of Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was born on April 17, 1891, and died at age 88 years old in August 1979.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 4631095

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Harris Angier passed away at age 88 years old in August 1979. Harris Angier of Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was born on April 17, 1891.

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Harris Angier lived 14 years longer than the average Angier family member when he died at the age of 88.
The average age of an Angier family member is 74.
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1891 - 1979 World Events

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In 1891, in the year that Harris Angier was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1908, by the time he was 17 years old, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1926, when he was 35 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1962, Harris was 71 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1979, in the year of Harris Angier's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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