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Robert H Gowan (1917 - 1995)

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Robert H Gowan
1917 - 1995
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January 20, 1917
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September 16, 1995
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Ukiah, Mendocino County, California 95482
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Robert H Gowan was born on January 20, 1917. He died on September 16, 1995 at age 78. We know that Robert H Gowan had been residing in Ukiah, Mendocino County, California 95482.
Updated: November 12, 2011
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Robert H Gowan passed away on September 16, 1995 at 78 years of age. He was born on January 20, 1917. We are unaware of information about Robert's family. We know that Robert H Gowan had been residing in Ukiah, Mendocino County, California 95482.
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In 1917, in the year that Robert H Gowan was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1932, Robert was only 15 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1966, he was 49 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1981, Robert was 64 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1995, in the year of Robert H Gowan's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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