Nathan Young (1881 - 1963)

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Nathan Young
1881 - 1963
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December 23, 1881
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March 1963
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Texas
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Nathan Young was born on December 23, 1881. He died in March 1963 at age 81. We know that Nathan Young had been residing in Texas.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Nathan Young passed away in March 1963 at age 81. He was born on December 23, 1881. There is no information about Nathan's surviving family. We know that Nathan Young had been residing in Texas.

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In 1881, in the year that Nathan Young was born, on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

In 1908, at the age of 27 years old, Nathan was alive when a 7.1 earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 70,000 to 100,000 people in southern Italy and Sicily. The earthquake, lasting 30 to 40 seconds, occurred in the Strait of Messina which was between the region of Calabria (at the "toe" of Italy) and the island of Sicily and destruction from it occurred in a 186 mile radius. It was the most destructive earthquake ever to hit Europe.

In 1941, he was 60 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1959, he was 78 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1963, in the year of Nathan Young's passing, 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.

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