Richard Hain (1891 - 1964)

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Richard Hain
1891 - 1964
November 23, 1891
February 1964
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Richard Hain was born on November 23, 1891. He died in February 1964 at 72 years old. We know that Richard Hain had been residing in Pennsylvania.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Richard Hain died in February 1964 at age 72. He was born on November 23, 1891. We are unaware of information about Richard's immediate family. We know that Richard Hain had been residing in Pennsylvania.

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In 1891, in the year that Richard Hain 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 1905, at the age of only 14 years old, Richard was alive when the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1912, when he was 21 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1959, by the time he was 68 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1964, in the year of Richard Hain's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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