Norris Ormsby (1899 - 1987)

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Veneta, Lane County, Oregon

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1899 - In the year that Norris Ormsby was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

1916 - By the time he was 17 years old, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

1949 - He was 50 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1966 - When he was 67 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1987 - In the year of Norris Ormsby's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Norris Ormsby passed away in March 1987 at age 87. There is no known cause of death. He was born on December 27, 1899. We are unaware of information about Norris's surviving family. We know that Norris Ormsby had been residing in Veneta, Lane County, Oregon.

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