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Ralph Harris (1918 - 1987)

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Ralph Harris
1918 - 1987
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April 29, 1918
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February 1987
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Ozark, Dale County, Alabama 36360
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Ralph Harris was born on April 29, 1918. He died in February 1987 at age 68. We know that Ralph Harris had been residing in Ozark, Dale County, Alabama 36360.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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Ralph Harris passed away in February 1987 at age 68. He was born on April 29, 1918. There is no information about Ralph's immediate family. We know that Ralph Harris had been residing in Ozark, Dale County, Alabama 36360.
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In 1918, in the year that Ralph Harris was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1931, by the time he was merely 13 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1962, by the time he was 44 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1977, he was 59 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1987, in the year of Ralph Harris's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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