Sam Allen

(1914 - 1980)

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Sam Allen
1914 - 1980
Born
September 21, 1914
Death
September 1980
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Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi 38801
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Sam Allen was born on September 21, 1914. He died in September 1980 at 65 years old. We know that Sam Allen had been residing in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi 38801.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Sam Allen died in September 1980 at age 65. He was born on September 21, 1914. There is no information about Sam's family or relationships. We know that Sam Allen had been residing in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi 38801.

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In 1914, in the year that Sam Allen was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1944, when he was 30 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1966, Sam was 52 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 1978, by the time he was 64 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1980, in the year of Sam Allen's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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