Ralph Thomas (1896 - 1974)

Ralph Thomas
1896 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Ralph Thomas was born on December 12, 1896. He died in July 1974 at age 77. We know that Ralph Thomas had been residing in De Queen, Sevier County, Arkansas 71832.

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Ralph Thomas died in July 1974 at 77 years old. He was born on December 12, 1896. We are unaware of information about Ralph's family or relationships. We know that Ralph Thomas had been residing in De Queen, Sevier County, Arkansas 71832.
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1896 - 1974 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Ralph Thomas was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1902, at the age of merely 6 years old, Ralph was alive when the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1910, when he was merely 14 years old, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1960, Ralph was 64 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1974, in the year of Ralph Thomas's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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around 1928 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
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around 1911 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
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Other Thomases

Apr 23, 1902 - June 1985
Sep 3, 1913 - Jan 7, 1998
Mar 18, 1902 - August 1962
May 27, 1934 - Aug 11, 2006
Nov 23, 1906 - Oct 14, 1996
Mar 20, 1927 - Jul 13, 1990
Mar 28, 1891 - February 1969
Feb 22, 1924 - Mar 11, 1990
Aug 24, 1907 - Feb 15, 1988
Dec 30, 1888 - August 1981
Dec 21, 1934 - Oct 9, 2010
Mar 13, 1935 - March 1988
May 22, 1908 - September 1973
Aug 15, 1903 - January 1981
May 6, 1894 - July 1965
Nov 10, 1927 - Jan 25, 1997
Jul 18, 1911 - October 1960
Apr 3, 1925 - Mar 19, 2005
Mar 30, 1934 - June 1985
May 9, 1932 - Jul 15, 1989

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Aug 30, 1932 - Apr 19, 1998
Jan 27, 1911 - March 1987
Apr 30, 1875 - October 1965
Sep 26, 1897 - October 1978
Apr 26, 1912 - April 1973
Jan 2, 1880 - January 1973
Feb 26, 1915 - Nov 6, 1998
Jun 10, 1934 - Feb 10, 2010
Apr 10, 1936 - January 1985
Apr 18, 1899 - Nov 19, 1981
Apr 30, 1894 - February 1973
Sep 26, 1908 - Jul 10, 1994
Sep 25, 1935 - Feb 1, 2003
May 4, 1935 - May 18, 2010
Apr 6, 1936 - Jul 1, 1990
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