John Henry Thias (1927 - 2008)

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John Henry Thias
1927 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
John Henry Thias was born on June 28, 1927. He died on August 6, 2008 at age 81. We know that John Henry Thias had been residing in Hurst, Tarrant County, Texas 76054.


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Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery Section 7 Site 553, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, in Dallas, Texas 75211



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Hurst, Tarrant County, Texas 76054


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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CWO3
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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John Henry Thias died on August 6, 2008 at 81 years old. He was buried in Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery Section 7 Site 553, Dallas, Texas. He was born on June 28, 1927. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John Henry Thias had been residing in Hurst, Tarrant County, Texas 76054.
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1927 - 2008 World Events

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In 1927, in the year that John Henry Thias was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1941, he was just 14 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1954, at the age of 27 years old, John was alive 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 1960, at the age of 33 years old, John was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1985, when he was 58 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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