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Harry Hollen (1948 - 1972)

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Harry Hollen
1948 - 1972
Born
August 26, 1948
Death
September 1972
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Harry Hollen was born on August 26, 1948, and died at age 24 years old in September 1972. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Harry Hollen.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142470

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Harry Hollen passed away at age 24 years old in September 1972. Harry Hollen was born on August 26, 1948. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Harry Hollen.

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Harry Hollen lived 49 years shorter than the average Hollen family member when he died at the age of 24.
The average age of a Hollen family member is 73.
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1948 - 1972 World Events

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In 1948, in the year that Harry Hollen was born, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1950, Harry was only 2 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1952, by the time he was just 4 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1964, when he was 16 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1972, in the year of Harry Hollen's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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