James Ralph Harris (1917 - 2008)

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Riverside National Cemetery
Section BC Row B Site 362,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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Loma Linda, San Bernardino County, California

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: RDM2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Ralph

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1917 - In the year that James Ralph Harris was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

1943 - By the time he was 26 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1981 - He was 64 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1982 - At the age of 65 years old, James was alive when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

1985 - When he was 68 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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James Ralph Harris passed away on May 20, 2008 at 90 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for James. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section BC Row B Site 362, Riverside, Ca. He was born on October 19, 1917. We are unaware of information about James's family. We know that James Ralph Harris had been residing in Loma Linda, San Bernardino County, California.

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