Louis Gaines

(1896 - 1972)

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Louis Gaines
1896 - 1972
Born
January 12, 1896
Death
January 1972
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Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204
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Louis Gaines was born on January 12, 1896. He died in January 1972 at 75 years of age. We know that Louis Gaines had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Louis Gaines passed away in January 1972 at 75 years old. He was born on January 12, 1896. We are unaware of information about Louis's surviving family. We know that Louis Gaines had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204.

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In 1896, in the year that Louis Gaines was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1915, by the time he was 19 years old, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1947, he was 51 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1963, at the age of 67 years old, Louis was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1972, in the year of Louis Gaines's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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