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Harry Frederick Hahn (1897 - 1961)

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Harry Frederick Hahn
1897 - 1961
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1897
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1961
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Harry Frederick Hahn was born in 1897. He is the child of Henry Freder Hahn and June Rose Hahn. He died in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia at 64 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Harry Frederick Hahn died in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia at 64 years of age. He was born in 1897. He is the child of Henry Freder Hahn and June Rose Hahn.
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In 1897, in the year that Harry Frederick Hahn was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1909, he was only 12 years old when the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1946, at the age of 49 years old, Harry was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1957, Harry was 60 years old when 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 1961, in the year of Harry Frederick Hahn's passing, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

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