John Henry Ragland (born 1887)

John Henry Ragland
1887 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
John Henry Ragland was born on August 23, 1887.

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John Henry Ragland was born on August 23, 1887. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family.
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In 1887, in the year that John Henry Ragland was born, on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

In 1906, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1910, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1946, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1959, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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1930 - 1976
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Feb 4, 1924 - May 6, 1944
Dec 31, 1969 - Jan 1, 1962
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c. 1715 - November 1778
1692 - 1790
1510 - c. 1565
1777 - 1845
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1735 - 1818
Jul 8, 1901 - Aug 19, 1994
1530 - 1565
Feb 5, 1759 - 1798
1688 - c. January 1746
1730 - Mar 26, 1788

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