Harry Owens

(1914 - 1978)

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Harry Owens
1914 - 1978
Born
August 24, 1914
Death
June 1978
Last Known Residence
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207
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Harry Owens was born on August 24, 1914. He died in June 1978 at 63 years of age. We know that Harry Owens had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Harry Owens passed away in June 1978 at 63 years old. He was born on August 24, 1914. We are unaware of information about Harry's immediate family. We know that Harry Owens had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207.

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In 1914, in the year that Harry Owens 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 1920, he was only 6 years old when on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1947, when he was 33 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1969, he was 55 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1978, in the year of Harry Owens's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Nov 26, 1919 - Sep 4, 1997 1919 - 1997
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Oct 12, 1887 - Jul 1948 1887 - 1948
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Jun 11, 1911 - Aug 1994 1911 - 1994
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May 21, 1919 - Mar 5, 1988 1919 - 1988
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Oct 13, 1883 - Jul 1965 1883 - 1965
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Jul 31, 1898 - Mar 1988 1898 - 1988
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Jul 23, 1893 - Nov 1985 1893 - 1985
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Mar 19, 1921 - Feb 20, 1995 1921 - 1995
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May 25, 1926 - Jun 15, 2001 1926 - 2001
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Jul 24, 1923 - Jul 15, 2004 1923 - 2004
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Oct 26, 1918 - May 1991 1918 - 1991
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Aug 9, 1926 - Sep 16, 2007 1926 - 2007
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Apr 27, 1913 - Jun 23, 2008 1913 - 2008
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Sep 12, 1930 - Dec 21, 2003 1930 - 2003
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Jan 15, 1918 - Jan 10, 1995 1918 - 1995
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Apr 3, 1932 - May 1969 1932 - 1969
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Nov 4, 1934 - May 18, 1992 1934 - 1992
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Feb 6, 1932 - Apr 7, 2010 1932 - 2010
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Jan 27, 1933 - Feb 17, 2002 1933 - 2002

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