James Ramsay (born 1863)

James Ramsay
1863 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
James Ramsay was born on April 16, 1863.
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In 1863, in the year that James Ramsay was born, on October 3rd, during the middle of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln created a national Thanksgiving day. Thanksgiving was to be celebrated on the final Thursday of November in 1863. In the U.S., Thanksgiving has been celebrated in November ever since.

In 1895, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1911, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1920, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1990, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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c. 1923 - Oct 26, 1944
c. 1905 - Jul 4, 1944
c. 1923 - Dec 18, 1942
c. 1898 - Jul 4, 1918
c. 1870 - Jan 15, 1918
c. 1910 - Jan 29, 1945
c. 1898 - Apr 22, 1916
Unknown - Oct 9, 1940
c. 1908 - Oct 19, 1940
c. 1921 - Jan 12, 1945
c. 1895 - Jun 7, 1917
c. 1918 - Dec 2, 1943
c. 1891 - Oct 31, 1918
c. 1911 - Nov 10, 1942
c. 1897 - Oct 12, 1917
c. 1917 - Apr 29, 1943
c. 1895 - Sep 11, 1916
Unknown - Jun 15, 1944
Unknown - Apr 11, 1944
c. 1895 - Nov 18, 1916

Other Ramsays

1876 - Unknown
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c. 1785 - Unknown
May 29, 1881 - Oct 8, 1972
1600 - Jul 22, 1629
Unknown - Unknown
May 16, 1686 - Jan 7, 1758
1622 - Feb 11, 1673
c. 1062 - 1094
Aug 4, 1817 - Unknown
Dec 18, 1819 - Unknown
Aug 4, 1824 - Dec 12, 1878
Aug 4, 1824 - Aug 20, 1888
Dec 8, 1826 - Unknown
Mar 27, 1830 - Unknown

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Nov 16, 1882 - Unknown
Sep 27, 1887 - Unknown
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May 9, 1910 - October 1966
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