Harry Alexander

(1873 - 1918)

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Harry Alexander
1873 - 1918
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c. 1873
Death
June 1, 1918
Manhattan County, New York United States
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Harry Alexander was born c. 1873. He died on June 1, 1918 in New York at age 45.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Harry Alexander died on June 1, 1918 in New York at 45 years old. He was born c. 1873. There is no information about Harry's family or relationships.

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In 1873, in the year that Harry Alexander was born, on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

In 1880, he was only 7 years old when on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1892, he was 19 years old when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1905, when he was 32 years old, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1918, in the year of Harry Alexander's passing, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

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