John A Allen (1905 - 1990)

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John A Allen
1905 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
John A Allen was born on January 14, 1905. He died on January 7, 1990 at 84 years of age. We know that John A Allen had been residing in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi 39051.


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John A Allen passed away on January 7, 1990 at 84 years of age. He was born on January 14, 1905. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John A Allen had been residing in Carthage, Leake County, Mississippi 39051.
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1905 - 1990 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that John A Allen 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 1923, John was 18 years old when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1936, at the age of 31 years old, John was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1986, he was 81 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1990, in the year of John A Allen's passing, 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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Sep 10, 1900 - Dec 21, 1997
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