Harry C Jr Meyers (born 1922)

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Harry C Jr Meyers
1922
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c. 1922
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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States
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Harry C Jr Meyers was born c. 1922. We know that Harry C Jr Meyers had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
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Harry C Jr Meyers
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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States
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Grammar School

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Roofers And Slaters

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Military serial#: 33599743
Enlisted: April 10, 1943 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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Harry C Jr Meyers was born c. 1922. There is no information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry C Jr Meyers had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.

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In 1922, in the year that Harry C Jr Meyers was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1945, on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1957, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1976, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1989, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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