James Brown (1887 - 1962)

James Brown
1887 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
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 May 9th, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show opened in London. Founded in 1883, the show was attended - twice - by Queen Victoria and adored by audiences who thrilled to his fanciful acts portraying life in the "Wild West."

In 1911, James was 24 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1923, James was 36 years old when on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1952, he was 65 years old when 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 1962, in the year of James Brown's passing, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

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Mar 1, 1935 - Unknown
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Unknown - Dec 26, 1940
around 1918 - Sep 25, 1942
around 1915 - Nov 22, 1943
around 1900 - Apr 21, 1943
Unknown - Mar 24, 1918
around 1892 - Aug 28, 1945
around 1901 - Aug 9, 1942
around 1923 - Jun 19, 1944
around 1904 - Feb 17, 1943

Other Browns

Aug 4, 1914 - May 1985
Sep 9, 1911 - April 1977
Apr 13, 1915 - January 1983
Dec 31, 1917 - Apr 25, 1982
May 4, 1901 - November 1970
Nov 20, 1913 - December 1976
Jan 3, 1907 - May 1967
Feb 15, 1906 - November 1968
Feb 18, 1918 - Feb 28, 2010
Jun 19, 1908 - Jan 8, 1994
Aug 20, 1904 - November 1978
Mar 27, 1910 - Jan 10, 2010
Dec 11, 1906 - June 1984
Jan 6, 1916 - Aug 2, 2007
Apr 24, 1909 - February 1969
Oct 20, 1905 - October 1986
May 2, 1918 - Dec 20, 1991
Mar 28, 1906 - May 1966
Jan 9, 1909 - May 1969
Aug 16, 1915 - Apr 23, 2005

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Feb 27, 1914 - Jan 12, 1991
Jan 3, 1896 - December 1985
Apr 28, 1914 - October 1971
Apr 12, 1900 - Jun 21, 1994
Mar 30, 1908 - October 1966
Aug 21, 1909 - August 1974
Sep 16, 1909 - Apr 17, 1998
Oct 31, 1913 - January 1975
Jun 18, 1911 - March 1975
Mar 5, 1918 - Dec 5, 1995
Oct 5, 1909 - July 1976
Jan 4, 1913 - March 1979
Jul 21, 1917 - March 1977
Aug 5, 1904 - April 1974
Aug 14, 1903 - December 1973
Feb 8, 1908 - July 1972
Feb 23, 1914 - Dec 6, 1998
Jun 10, 1903 - Dec 12, 1995
Mar 12, 1891 - July 1962
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