Lars Rasmussen (1893 - 1969)

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Blair, Washington County, Nebraska

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Carol A. Rasmussen

Carol A. Rasmussen

Lenis Jeanine Rasmussen

Lenis Jeanine Rasmussen

Arnold Rasmussen

Arnold Rasmussen

John &Josephine (Deschene) Rasmussen anniversary

John &Josephine (Deschene) Rasmussen anniversary

John and Josephine (Deschene) Rasmussen Wedding

John and Josephine (Deschene) Rasmussen Wedding

Josephine (Deschene) Rasmussen family, MN

Josephine (Deschene) Rasmussen family, MN

Herman Gunderlock Rassmusen, WW I

Herman Gunderlock Rassmusen, WW I

Rasmussen, Hans P.  family

Rasmussen, Hans P. family

Rasmus Rasmussen, Sr.

Rasmus Rasmussen, Sr.

James John Rasmussen and Christine Rasmussen

James John Rasmussen and Christine Rasmussen

Arnold

Arnold

Andrew Nielsen and Sarah Rasmussen

Andrew Nielsen and Sarah Rasmussen

Arnold Rasmussen 1933

Arnold Rasmussen 1933

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Hans Peter Rasmussen Carol A. Rasmussen Lenis Jeanine Rasmussen Arnold Rasmussen

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1893 - In the year that Lars Rasmussen was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1906 - He was only 13 years old when 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."

1941 - By the time he was 48 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1956 - Lars was 63 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1969 - In the year of Lars Rasmussen's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Lars Rasmussen died in July 1969 at 76 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on March 21, 1893. There is no information about Lars's family or relationships. We know that Lars Rasmussen had been residing in Blair, Washington County, Nebraska.

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