Harry Yarbrough (1883 - 1966)

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Harry Yarbrough
1883 - 1966
March 3, 1883
April 1966
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Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland 21811
Harry Yarbrough was born on March 3, 1883. He died in April 1966 at 83 years of age. We know that Harry Yarbrough had been residing in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland 21811.
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Harry Yarbrough passed away in April 1966 at age 83. He was born on March 3, 1883. We are unaware of information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry Yarbrough had been residing in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland 21811.

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In 1883, in the year that Harry Yarbrough was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

In 1890, at the age of merely 7 years old, Harry was alive when on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1921, at the age of 38 years old, Harry was alive when 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 1944, by the time he was 61 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1966, in the year of Harry Yarbrough's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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