Melvin Day (1918 - 1996)

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Melvin Day
1918 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Melvin Day was born on March 10, 1918. He died on April 21, 1996 at 78 years of age. We know that Melvin Day had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.


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Melvin Day passed away on April 21, 1996 at 78 years old. He was born on March 10, 1918. We have no information about Melvin's family or relationships. We know that Melvin Day had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.
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In 1918, in the year that Melvin Day was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1933, he was merely 15 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1946, Melvin was 28 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1982, by the time he was 64 years old, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

In 1996, in the year of Melvin Day's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Other Melvin Days

Melvin H Day
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Melvin S Day
Born: around 1923
Washington, United States
Melvin A Day
Born: around 1906
California, United States
Melvin C Day
Born: around 1906
Alabama, United States
Melvin W Day
Born: around 1925
United States
Melvin J Day
Born: around 1923
Indiana, United States
Melvin J Day
Born: around 1926
Pennsylvania, United States
Melvin E Day
Born: around 1907
New York, United States
Melvin J Day
Born: around 1921
New Jersey, United States
Melvin S Day
Born: around 1923
Massachusetts, United States
Melvin L Day
Born: around 1923
Texas, United States
Melvin N Day
Born: around 1918
Alabama, United States
Melvin Day
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 1, 1918
Melvin Dale Day
Oct 2, 1931 - Jun 13, 1990
Melvin Day
around 1848 - Nov 1, 1907
Melvin Day Jr
Born: around 1950
Melvin H. Day
Born: around 1956
Melvin E. Day
Born: around 1947
Melvin A Day
Jul 17, 1979 - Feb 23, 2007

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Dorothy E Day
May 22, 1915 - Mar 10, 2011
Mooresville, Indiana
John Day
Oct 13, 1920 - October 1980
Earl Day
Oct 3, 1914 - February 1985
Loogootee, Indiana
Hester C Day
Dec 26, 1918 - Oct 6, 2001
Newburgh, IN
Blanchard Day
Apr 6, 1926 - Dec 1, 2000
Fort Wayne, IN
Eva Day
Jul 2, 1921 - December 1978
Edna M Day
Nov 3, 1905 - Jan 28, 2001
Warren, IN
Evelyn Day
Jan 19, 1916 - August 1978
Gerald E Day
Sep 19, 1911 - Dec 15, 2004
Hamilton, IN
Kathryn Pansy Day
Jan 20, 1925 - Jan 15, 2011
Bloomington, Indiana
John Winfred Day
May 11, 1927 - Jul 10, 2011
Bloomington, Indiana
Alice A Day
Apr 2, 1926 - Jan 29, 2010
Crown Point, Indiana
Opal M Day
Jun 27, 1927 - Apr 19, 1997
Westmoreland, TN
Richard J Day
Dec 30, 1926 - Mar 9, 1991
Ola G Day
Jul 4, 1908 - November 1992
Vincennes, IN
Maurice W Day
Sep 29, 1927 - Nov 30, 2007
Batesville, IN
Doris J Day
Oct 30, 1929 - Mar 20, 2011
Memphis, TN
Herman Joseph Day
Dec 31, 1928 - Jul 1, 2010
Ernest Day
May 8, 1928 - August 1977
Kokomo, Indiana
Bessie Day
Feb 1, 1902 - August 1981
Mesa, Arizona

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John Mcvey
Feb 4, 1903 - April 1983
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Los Angeles, California
Marian E Douglas
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Shelbyville, IN
Elmer R Lucas
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Danville, KY
Ralph W Baurle
Sep 12, 1911 - Aug 21, 1999
Seymour, IN
Irma Bruce
Jan 20, 1894 - October 1974
Osgood, Indiana
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Las Vegas, NV
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Margaret Sturm
Jul 18, 1921 - Dec 25, 2009
Beech Grove, Indiana
Sylvia E Sheets
Feb 8, 1913 - May 7, 1992
Indianapolis, IN
Ida C Frederick
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