Leroy Layne (1899 - 1984)

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Leroy Layne
1899 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Leroy Layne was born on June 5, 1899. He died in November 1984 at 85 years of age. We know that Leroy Layne had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44113.


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Leroy Layne died in November 1984 at 85 years of age. He was born on June 5, 1899. We are unaware of information about Leroy's family or relationships. We know that Leroy Layne had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44113.
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In 1899, in the year that Leroy Layne was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1923, at the age of 24 years old, Leroy was alive 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 1945, he was 46 years old when on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

In 1979, when he was 80 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1984, in the year of Leroy Layne's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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