James Brown

(1887 - 1962)

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James Brown
1887 - 1962
Born
January 30, 1887
Death
December 1962
Last Known Residence
Arkansas
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James Brown was born on January 30, 1887. He died in December 1962 at 75 years old. We know that James Brown had been residing in Arkansas.
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James Brown passed away in December 1962 at 75 years of age. He was born on January 30, 1887. We have no information about James's surviving family. We know that James Brown had been residing in Arkansas.

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In 1887, in the year that James Brown was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1893, when he was just 6 years old, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1947, when he was 60 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 1951, when he was 64 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1962, in the year of James Brown's passing, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

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