James Saunders (1905 - 1978)

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James Saunders
1905 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
James Saunders was born on August 9, 1905. He died in November 1978 at 73 years old. We know that James Saunders had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York 10460.


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James Saunders died in November 1978 at 73 years old. He was born on August 9, 1905. We have no information about James's family. We know that James Saunders had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York 10460.
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In 1905, in the year that James Saunders was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1917, at the age of only 12 years old, James was alive when Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1924, James was 19 years old when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1961, at the age of 56 years old, James was alive when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1978, in the year of James Saunders's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Other James Saunderses

James William Saunders
around 1920 - Oct 14, 1941
James Victor Saunders
around 1887 - Dec 1, 1946
James Thomas Saunders
around 1897 - Jul 8, 1918
James Robert Saunders
around 1893 - Sep 5, 1918
James Robert Saunders
Died: May 21, 1917
James Richard Saunders
around 1889 - Dec 27, 1940
James Richard Saunders
around 1895 - Sep 3, 1916
James Renault Saunders
around 1898 - Nov 4, 1918
James Oscar Reginald Saunders
around 1898 - Oct 21, 1918
James Leslie Saunders
around 1888 - Aug 22, 1916
James Joshua Saunders
Died: Mar 13, 1920
James John Milne Saunders
around 1917 - Sep 22, 1944
James Henry Saunders
around 1894 - Nov 27, 1917
James Henry Saunders
around 1881 - Feb 26, 1917
James Henry Saunders
around 1895 - Aug 7, 1916
James Gordon Saunders
around 1895 - Sep 25, 1916
James Godfrey Saunders
around 1913 - May 24, 1941
James George Saunders
around 1916 - Jul 22, 1941
James Foster Saunders
around 1893 - Jun 17, 1918
James Ernest Albert Saunders
around 1919 - Oct 27, 1942

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Alfred Saunders
Mar 16, 1915 - December 1976
Frederick Saunders
Feb 1, 1903 - August 1974
Barbara A Saunders
Jul 23, 1924 - Sep 4, 2009
Delray Beach, FL
Jean Saunders
Nov 12, 1923 - July 1974
Euphemia S Saunders
Sep 19, 1908 - Jan 12, 1992
Brentwood, NY
Marie H Saunders
Jan 6, 1910 - Jun 23, 2003
Bronx, NY
Abraham Saunders
Mar 25, 1880 - September 1966
Brooklyn, NY
Charlotte Saunders
Jan 15, 1923 - June 1976
East Elmhurst, NY
Alberta Saunders
Jul 2, 1900 - December 1980
Elizabeth, PA
Elizabeth Saunders
Mar 6, 1925 - Oct 24, 1997
Bronx, NY
Elizabeth v Saunders
Feb 3, 1928 - Feb 12, 2008
Huntington Station, NY
J A Saunders
Mar 6, 1930 - Oct 15, 1991
Simon J Saunders
Jan 29, 1932 - Sep 6, 2010
Valley Stream, NY
Albert Saunders
Feb 27, 1932 - Dec 22, 2008
Port Jefferson Station, NY
John Saunders
Apr 13, 1934 - May 1973
Roger W Saunders
Jan 11, 1937 - Jul 25, 2000
Sarasota, FL
William Saunders
Jun 29, 1891 - July 1970
Johnson City, NY
Lloyd Saunders
Mar 11, 1891 - March 1966
Morris, NY
Frank Saunders
Apr 13, 1901 - August 1985
Hamilton, NY
Earl Saunders
Jan 5, 1901 - July 1974
West Winfield, NY

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