Roy Miles (1901 - 1967)

Roy Miles
1901 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Roy Miles was born on January 29, 1901. He died in August 1967 at 66 years old. We know that Roy Miles had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60615.
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Roy Miles passed away in August 1967 at age 66. He was born on January 29, 1901. There is no information about Roy's family or relationships. We know that Roy Miles had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60615.
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In 1901, in the year that Roy Miles was born, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1926, at the age of 25 years old, Roy was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1936, Roy was 35 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1952, at the age of 51 years old, Roy was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1967, in the year of Roy Miles's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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Nov 10, 1910 - May 7, 1996
Apr 15, 1909 - February 1959
Nov 26, 1921 - May 23, 1990
Dec 14, 1919 - May 31, 2006
Aug 13, 1901 - June 1973
Aug 27, 1914 - September 1985
Dec 23, 1899 - Jul 26, 1991
Feb 12, 1917 - February 1983
Nov 30, 1906 - December 1972
Jun 15, 1918 - Jul 29, 1989
May 15, 1958 - August 1981
Jul 9, 1891 - November 1985
Dec 29, 1902 - November 1980
Aug 16, 1926 - October 1975
Feb 10, 1915 - December 1978
Mar 10, 1911 - July 1987
Jan 6, 1917 - Apr 9, 1997
Jan 7, 1900 - Oct 15, 1987
Nov 28, 1919 - March 1959
Apr 11, 1908 - Aug 2, 1988

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Dec 3, 1896 - November 1961
Sep 21, 1908 - January 1986
Feb 23, 1901 - October 1972
Mar 8, 1907 - April 1965
Aug 3, 1916 - Jun 29, 1998
Apr 25, 1902 - October 1968
Aug 8, 1885 - January 1963
Sep 3, 1911 - May 1987
Aug 27, 1904 - Aug 4, 1988
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Nov 17, 1914 - Aug 20, 2005
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