Richard Leighton English (1929 - 2009)

Richard Leighton English
1929 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Richard Leighton English was born on February 26, 1929. He died on May 25, 2009 at age 80. We know that Richard Leighton English had been residing in Fruitland Park, Lake County, Florida 34731.


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Richard Leighton English passed away on May 25, 2009 at 80 years of age. He was born on February 26, 1929. We have no information about Richard's immediate family. We know that Richard Leighton English had been residing in Fruitland Park, Lake County, Florida 34731.
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In 1929, in the year that Richard Leighton English was born, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1933, Richard was only 4 years old 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 The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed."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 1979, when he was 50 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1982, at the age of 53 years old, Richard was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1992, Richard was 63 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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