Harry L Anderson (1914 - 1988)

Harry L Anderson
1914 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Harry L Anderson was born on December 14, 1914. He died on August 26, 1988 at age 73. We know that Harry L Anderson had been residing in Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida 33983.


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Harry L Anderson died on August 26, 1988 at age 73. He was born on December 14, 1914. There is no information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry L Anderson had been residing in Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida 33983.
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In 1914, in the year that Harry L Anderson was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1924, at the age of only 10 years old, Harry was alive when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1935, Harry was 21 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1943, Harry was 29 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1988, in the year of Harry L Anderson's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Other Biographies

Other Harry Andersons

Unknown - May 3, 1917
Unknown - May 19, 1940
around 1927 - Oct 14, 1946
around 1898 - Apr 10, 1918
Unknown - Jun 9, 1944
around 1916 - Oct 2, 1941
around 1898 - Nov 30, 1917
around 1918 - Sep 2, 1944
around 1917 - Jun 13, 1943
around 1919 - Mar 22, 1943
Unknown - May 28, 1943
Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
Unknown - May 29, 1915
around 1877 - Jul 28, 1917
around 1881 - Oct 25, 1918
around 1881 - Sep 22, 1917
around 1896 - Oct 11, 1918
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1917 - Unknown

Other Andersons

Sep 30, 1954 - July 1993
Oct 10, 1919 - Mar 5, 1993
Aug 2, 1917 - October 1975
Jul 9, 1906 - January 1987
Apr 1, 1919 - Jan 8, 1990
Sep 1, 1893 - June 1986
Jul 31, 1923 - March 1980
Feb 6, 1906 - Dec 21, 1999
Oct 7, 1921 - Jun 2, 2010
May 14, 1921 - May 21, 2003
Jun 28, 1900 - November 1979
Aug 8, 1901 - January 1979
Mar 25, 1913 - July 1970
Mar 9, 1918 - May 17, 1997
Jul 29, 1898 - April 1972
Jan 12, 1925 - Aug 4, 2010
Mar 14, 1888 - March 1964
Mar 28, 1905 - December 1972
Oct 7, 1913 - Sep 26, 1994
Nov 2, 1892 - Apr 12, 1987

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Oct 13, 1902 - Jul 1, 1990
Aug 21, 1918 - October 1978
Nov 9, 1911 - February 1976
Jun 30, 1919 - May 1996
Jul 15, 1919 - July 1985
Mar 5, 1897 - Nov 10, 1988
May 31, 1915 - Apr 22, 1992
Mar 27, 1891 - Nov 25, 1990
Apr 25, 1883 - August 1973
Jan 15, 1912 - September 1967
Oct 18, 1916 - Sep 20, 2010
Oct 31, 1907 - November 1977
Oct 20, 1901 - March 1986
Feb 4, 1917 - May 19, 1999
Mar 24, 1917 - Jul 28, 1992
Aug 12, 1905 - August 1978
Mar 31, 1907 - September 1979
Jun 10, 1923 - February 1966
Aug 25, 1906 - April 1994
Sep 11, 1918 - May 2, 2004
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