Wesley Staples

(born 1946)

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Wesley Staples
1946 - living
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October 22, 1946
Maine, Maine United States 04736
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Wesley Staples was born on October 22, 1946 in Maine, Maine. Wesley's partner was Larry Drimer and they later separated. Wesley's partner was Xavier Arenas in January 1968 at Castine, Castine, Maine and they later separated in May 1971 in New York, New York.
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Wesley Staples was born on in Maine, Maine United States 04736
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Sep 6, 1952 - Dec 27, 1997 1952 - 1997
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Wesley Staples & Xavier Arenas

January 1968 - May 1971
Cause of Separation: Divorce
Castine Castine, Hancock, Maine, United States
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Dec 27, 1945 - December 1976 1945 - 1976

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In 1946, in the year that Wesley Staples was born, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1964, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1978, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1987, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1994, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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