Norman Wright (1911 - 1985)

Norman Wright
1911 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Norman Wright was born on March 5, 1911. He died in October 1985 at age 74. We know that Norman Wright had been residing in Garnerville, Rockland County, New York 10923.
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Norman Wright passed away in October 1985 at 74 years old. He was born on March 5, 1911. We have no information about Norman's family. We know that Norman Wright had been residing in Garnerville, Rockland County, New York 10923.
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In 1911, in the year that Norman Wright was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1937, he was 26 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1950, when he was 39 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1961, he was 50 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1985, in the year of Norman Wright's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Mar 13, 1895 - October 1963
Jan 13, 1910 - September 1986
Apr 22, 1905 - September 1976
Jul 29, 1917 - Aug 10, 2000
May 13, 1909 - May 1998
Feb 19, 1895 - April 1980
Jul 19, 1896 - October 1966
May 20, 1904 - June 1979
Apr 6, 1913 - Apr 23, 1996
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