Olar O Massey (1915 - 1990)

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Olar O Massey
1915 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Olar O Massey was born on August 1, 1915. Olar died in March 1990 at age 74. We know that Olar O Massey had been residing in Red Bay, Franklin County, Alabama 35582.

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Olar O Massey died in March 1990 at 74 years of age. Olar was born on August 1, 1915. We have no information about Olar's family or relationships. We know that Olar O Massey had been residing in Red Bay, Franklin County, Alabama 35582.
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1915 - 1990 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Olar O Massey was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1945, by the time this person was 30 years old, on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1968, when this person was 53 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1985, Olar was 70 years old when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

In 1990, in the year of Olar O Massey's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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Jimmy L Massey
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Annie Massey
Nov 2, 1895 - October 1986
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Willie Massey
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Daniel Massey
Jul 2, 1890 - June 1973
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William Massey
Jul 29, 1891 - August 1976
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Willie J Massey
Apr 26, 1941 - Jan 9, 2007
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Bennie C Massey
Apr 6, 1945 - Mar 15, 1996
Linvell Massey
Apr 9, 1940 - Jul 10, 1992
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Myrtle C Massey
Feb 8, 1910 - Feb 25, 2003
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Addie Massey
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Jennifer D Massey
Feb 10, 1950 - Jan 25, 2005
Bessemer, AL
Ima C Massey
Aug 25, 1915 - Nov 22, 2007
Oneonta, AL
Icie D Massey
Jun 28, 1907 - Nov 17, 2003
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Willie L Massey
Mar 16, 1915 - Nov 2, 1998
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