John Day (1903 - 1978)

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John Day
1903 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
John Day was born on October 10, 1903. He died in October 1978 at 74 years old. We know that John Day had been residing in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55104.

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John Day died in October 1978 at age 74. He was born on October 10, 1903. We have no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Day had been residing in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55104.
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In 1903, in the year that John Day was born, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1910, at the age of just 7 years old, John was alive when Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1924, he was 21 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 1954, John was 51 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1978, in the year of John Day'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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around 1912 - Jun 15, 1947
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around 1923 - Dec 2, 1943
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around 1923 - Sep 3, 1943
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Melvin W Day
Jan 16, 1924 - Dec 19, 1999
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Donald Day
Oct 5, 1917 - May 1982
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George Day
Jul 11, 1890 - February 1969
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Howard L Day
Mar 19, 1920 - Jul 29, 1988
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Grace Elizabeth Day
Jan 25, 1914 - Aug 13, 2008
Northfield, Minnesota
Simon Day
Apr 20, 1923 - Jan 2, 1990
Jeanette Day
Jun 5, 1902 - Feb 8, 2002
Fresno, CA
Margaret A Day
Apr 23, 1896 - May 1988
Mason City, IA
Robert W Day
Sep 25, 1922 - Jan 25, 2000
Saint Paul, MN
Jack Day
Oct 2, 1923 - August 1986
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lorraine E Day
Dec 22, 1924 - March 1996
Minneapolis, MN
Lester Day
Dec 30, 1888 - May 1970
Jackson, Minnesota
Herbert Alden Day
Feb 11, 1926 - Mar 8, 2007
South Shore, South Dakota
Henry Day
Sep 9, 1921 - Jun 1, 1999
Isle, MN
Ben Day
Nov 25, 1925 - June 1972
Lawrence Day
Nov 19, 1902 - May 1981
Minneapolis, Minnesota
John M Day
Nov 4, 1898 - August 1990
Helen E Day
Sep 1, 1927 - Jun 26, 2010
Stevens Point, WI
Paul J Day
Mar 24, 1904 - Sep 3, 1988
Pine Island, MN
Harriet Anna Day
Aug 20, 1920 - May 8, 2011
Saint Paul, MN

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Salida, CO
Ruth M Ascher
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Helen G Eickmann
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Gordon Harold Anderson
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Alice F Coleman
Nov 15, 1913 - Dec 21, 1987
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Ray N Arnell
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Gertrude Bachman
Jul 23, 1906 - August 1976
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Herluf Bank
Aug 6, 1909 - February 1986
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Esther Bartz
Aug 5, 1904 - March 1976
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Althea Eleanor Rodenberg
Oct 8, 1916 - Feb 28, 1998
New Ulm, MN
Donald W Berger
Jul 15, 1915 - Apr 10, 1991
Byron H Berry
Jul 13, 1913 - Sep 4, 1995
Minneapolis, MN
Edith Irene Lamski
Mar 15, 1916 - Jul 31, 2009
Minnesota
Bernadett A Peterson
May 6, 1915 - July 1991
Duluth, MN
Paul J Bibeau
Nov 28, 1915 - Jan 14, 2000
Grand Junction, CO
Florence B Rusterholz
Oct 13, 1913 - Jan 4, 2001
Saint Paul, MN
Ruth D Billing
May 26, 1912 - Jun 25, 2001
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