Oscar L Harrell (1942 - 2008)

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Lucedale, George County, Mississippi

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1942 - In the year that Oscar L Harrell was born, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

1943 - By the time he was just 1 year old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1951 - When he was just 9 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1987 - He was 45 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

1999 - At the age of 57 years old, Oscar was alive when the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Oscar L Harrell died on March 18, 2008 at 65 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on April 2, 1942. There is no information about Oscar's family or relationships. We know that Oscar L Harrell had been residing in Lucedale, George County, Mississippi.

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