Luis Borras (1912 - 1980)

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Luis Borras
1912 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Luis Borras was born on April 11, 1912. He died in October 1980 at 68 years old. We know that Luis Borras had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33176.


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Luis Borras died in October 1980 at 68 years of age. He was born on April 11, 1912. There is no information about Luis's immediate family. We know that Luis Borras had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33176.
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In 1912, in the year that Luis Borras was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1927, he was just 15 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1955, Luis was 43 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1968, he was 56 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1980, in the year of Luis Borras's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Dec 12, 1923 - March 1969
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May 20, 1929 - Jan 6, 1988
San Francisco, CA
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Fremont, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Dec 26, 1900 - March 1967
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