Thomas Brown (1905 - 2007)

Thomas Brown
1905 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Brown was born on March 1, 1905. He died on November 9, 2007 at age 102. We know that Thomas Brown had been residing in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma 74447.


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Thomas Brown passed away on November 9, 2007 at 102 years of age. He was born on March 1, 1905. We have no information about Thomas's immediate family. We know that Thomas Brown had been residing in Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma 74447.
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In 1905, in the year that Thomas Brown was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1947, at the age of 42 years old, Thomas was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1961, when he was 56 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1984, he was 79 years old when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

In 1990, he was 85 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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1883 - 1961
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around 1916 - Jul 15, 1944
around 1892 - Dec 6, 1916
around 1895 - Apr 23, 1915
around 1898 - Nov 20, 1917
around 1904 - Nov 21, 1944
around 1893 - Nov 19, 1915
around 1881 - Dec 25, 1914
Unknown - Apr 26, 1919
around 1926 - Feb 13, 1945
around 1910 - Mar 11, 1941
around 1906 - Nov 1, 1943
around 1920 - Nov 1, 1943
around 1898 - Jan 17, 1917

Other Browns

Sep 26, 1920 - May 1984
Feb 2, 1917 - January 1962
Aug 30, 1909 - July 1983
Aug 13, 1881 - July 1970
Jun 13, 1922 - Dec 25, 2008
Jan 12, 1921 - Jun 8, 2005
Feb 10, 1916 - November 1986
Nov 25, 1920 - Apr 25, 1998
Dec 14, 1911 - Apr 24, 1989
Jul 28, 1913 - Nov 2, 1990
Jun 1, 1918 - Apr 15, 1995
Dec 3, 1898 - November 1985
Jun 14, 1922 - Aug 11, 2005
Oct 28, 1920 - Feb 4, 2008
Jun 21, 1911 - Jul 9, 1996
Jul 31, 1923 - Dec 4, 1999
Jul 19, 1924 - Aug 15, 1993
Apr 11, 1914 - Feb 13, 1996
Feb 26, 1883 - September 1978
Jul 30, 1926 - January 1991

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Oct 26, 1919 - Feb 18, 2008
Jul 20, 1898 - December 1975
Apr 7, 1914 - March 1984
Jan 25, 1902 - Oct 21, 1999
Oct 30, 1922 - Mar 18, 2010
Aug 18, 1903 - December 1989
Jun 30, 1922 - January 1986
Aug 7, 1923 - April 1970
Jul 9, 1904 - May 11, 1988
Jun 17, 1904 - August 1991
Mar 10, 1899 - May 15, 1969
Jul 24, 1921 - January 1983
Apr 26, 1923 - Oct 15, 1998
Jan 10, 1922 - Jan 15, 1991
Nov 1, 1919 - Aug 14, 1989
Feb 25, 1917 - Feb 16, 1999
Dec 26, 1906 - March 1967
Sep 3, 1917 - May 1986
Jul 12, 1906 - January 1985
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