Percy Lane (1889 - 1966)

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Percy Lane
1889 - 1966
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September 28, 1889
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December 1966
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Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32202
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Percy Lane was born on September 28, 1889. He died in December 1966 at 77 years of age. We know that Percy Lane had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32202.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Percy Lane died in December 1966 at age 77. He was born on September 28, 1889. There is no information about Percy's immediate family. We know that Percy Lane had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32202.

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In 1889, in the year that Percy Lane was born, on April 22nd, at "high noon," about 50,000 people took off to claim open lands in the Land Rush of 1889. Called the "Unassigned Lands," part or all of 6 counties in Oklahoma were up for grabs. By the end of the day, Oklahoma City and Guthrie were created - each with about 10,000 inhabitants.

In 1932, Percy was 43 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1945, at the age of 56 years old, Percy was alive when on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1951, he was 62 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1966, in the year of Percy Lane's passing, 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.

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