Ruth L Layne (1907 - 1997)

Ruth L Layne
1907 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth L Layne was born on October 10, 1907. She died on January 8, 1997 at 89 years old. We know that Ruth L Layne had been residing in Bloomfield, San Juan County, New Mexico 87413.


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Ruth L Layne died on January 8, 1997 at age 89. She was born on October 10, 1907. We are unaware of information about Ruth's surviving family. We know that Ruth L Layne had been residing in Bloomfield, San Juan County, New Mexico 87413.
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In 1907, in the year that Ruth L Layne was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1910, she was only 3 years old when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1935, by the time she was 28 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1964, she was 57 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1997, in the year of Ruth L Layne's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Other Ruth Laynes

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around 1917 - Apr 6, 1918
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1946 - Unknown
Sep 7, 1905 - January 1986
Oct 8, 1926 - March 1987
Oct 8, 1890 - November 1976
May 4, 1926 - Jul 17, 2008
Jan 31, 1924 - Mar 31, 2007
Jul 26, 1904 - Mar 13, 1990
Oct 2, 1908 - May 24, 2000
Dec 7, 1913 - Dec 16, 1998
Jul 19, 1904 - April 1987
Aug 8, 1925 - Feb 23, 2010
Nov 7, 1928 - December 1993
May 7, 1899 - Mar 19, 1990
Apr 6, 1920 - Feb 26, 2008
Nov 9, 1929 - November 1978
Oct 16, 1928 - Sep 27, 2010
Sep 15, 1920 - Jun 15, 2008

Other Laynes

Nov 21, 1921 - Aug 25, 2007
Jul 19, 1928 - Aug 11, 1985
Jan 17, 1953 - Mar 10, 2010
Oct 22, 1942 - Mar 25, 2010
Nov 19, 1918 - Mar 7, 2003
Apr 3, 1951 - Jan 16, 1996
Jun 9, 1911 - Nov 24, 2003
May 4, 1956 - Apr 15, 1993
Sep 19, 1936 - Mar 5, 2005
May 9, 1920 - Oct 28, 1998
Aug 6, 1916 - Apr 27, 2007
Mar 6, 1872 - May 1967
Jan 21, 1910 - May 29, 1993
Apr 13, 1925 - Feb 18, 2005
Apr 18, 1919 - Apr 10, 1998
Jul 27, 1935 - Apr 19, 1991
Sep 28, 1917 - Jun 2, 2008
Aug 12, 1930 - Feb 15, 2007
Jul 5, 1951 - July 1999
Feb 1, 1905 - January 1981

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Mar 20, 1907 - Jan 31, 1992
Mar 2, 1900 - October 1980
Jul 19, 1913 - July 1977
Dec 2, 1908 - Aug 15, 1994
May 15, 1899 - August 1965
Aug 4, 1918 - Jul 5, 1995
Jun 29, 1906 - August 1973
Jan 22, 1914 - Jun 3, 2010
Jan 24, 1903 - August 1982
Sep 14, 1888 - November 1986
Feb 19, 1914 - May 1982
Mar 26, 1904 - Dec 17, 1988
Aug 17, 1889 - February 1971
Apr 14, 1894 - July 1972
Oct 11, 1906 - May 1978
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