Ralph Wiles

(1913 - 1985)

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Ralph Wiles
1913 - 1985
Born
February 15, 1913
Death
October 1985
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Yountville, Napa County, California 94599
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Ralph Wiles was born on February 15, 1913. He died in October 1985 at 72 years old. We know that Ralph Wiles had been residing in Yountville, Napa County, California 94599.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ralph Wiles died in October 1985 at 72 years of age. He was born on February 15, 1913. We are unaware of information about Ralph's family. We know that Ralph Wiles had been residing in Yountville, Napa County, California 94599.

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In 1913, in the year that Ralph Wiles was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1926, Ralph was merely 13 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1933, at the age of 20 years old, Ralph was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1949, by the time he was 36 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1985, in the year of Ralph Wiles's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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