Harry Griffith (1921 - 1985)

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Harry Griffith
1921 - 1985
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September 25, 1921
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January 1985
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Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio 44055
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Harry Griffith was born on September 25, 1921. He died in January 1985 at age 63. We know that Harry Griffith had been residing in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio 44055.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Harry Griffith died in January 1985 at 63 years old. He was born on September 25, 1921. We have no information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry Griffith had been residing in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio 44055.

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In 1921, in the year that Harry Griffith was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1945, he was 24 years old when on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

In 1957, he was 36 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1961, when he was 40 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1985, in the year of Harry Griffith's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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