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R Brown (1891 - 1986)

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R Brown
1891 - 1986
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February 17, 1891
Death
December 1986
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Atmore, Escambia County, Alabama 36502
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R Brown was born on February 17, 1891. R died in December 1986 at 95 years of age. We know that R Brown had been residing in Atmore, Escambia County, Alabama 36502.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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R Brown passed away in December 1986 at age 95. R was born on February 17, 1891. We have no information about R's family. We know that R Brown had been residing in Atmore, Escambia County, Alabama 36502.
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1891 - 1986 World Events

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In 1891, in the year that R Brown was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1941, when this person was 50 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1968, at the age of 77 years old, R was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1971, at the age of 80 years old, R was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1986, in the year of R Brown's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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