Percy Vines (1896 - 1987)

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Percy Vines
1896 - 1987
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August 20, 1896
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July 1987
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Solon, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44139
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Percy Vines was born on August 20, 1896. He died in July 1987 at 90 years old. We know that Percy Vines had been residing in Solon, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44139.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Percy Vines died in July 1987 at 90 years old. He was born on August 20, 1896. We are unaware of information about Percy's surviving family. We know that Percy Vines had been residing in Solon, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44139.

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In 1896, in the year that Percy Vines was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1911, he was merely 15 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1959, by the time he was 63 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, he was 70 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1987, in the year of Percy Vines'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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