William Ferguson (1894 - 1976)

William Ferguson
1894 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
William Ferguson was born on September 1, 1894. He died in April 1976 at 81 years of age. We know that William Ferguson had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204.
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William Ferguson died in April 1976 at age 81. He was born on September 1, 1894. We have no information about William's family. We know that William Ferguson had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204.
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In 1894, in the year that William Ferguson was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1919, he was 25 years old when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1924, when he was 30 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1948, William was 54 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1976, in the year of William Ferguson's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Unknown - Sep 2, 1918
around 1909 - Jun 8, 1944
around 1916 - Mar 31, 1945
around 1911 - Oct 13, 1943
around 1914 - Sep 4, 1940
around 1896 - Apr 9, 1917
around 1885 - Oct 29, 1918
around 1891 - Dec 15, 1918
around 1887 - Sep 20, 1917
around 1901 - Feb 10, 1942
Unknown - Sep 4, 1942
around 1916 - Jul 18, 1942
around 1888 - Aug 9, 1916
around 1921 - Jan 15, 1943

Other Fergusons

Aug 5, 1908 - February 1977
Jun 24, 1903 - Apr 22, 1999
Jul 5, 1910 - Feb 12, 1999
Nov 29, 1896 - May 1978
Dec 9, 1907 - Mar 28, 1988
Oct 5, 1905 - October 1979
Dec 25, 1900 - January 1979
Jan 22, 1900 - March 1976
Mar 26, 1885 - September 1964
Jun 22, 1919 - July 1957
Aug 23, 1914 - Mar 25, 1989
Mar 27, 1916 - Nov 23, 2010
Mar 20, 1916 - Mar 25, 2008
Aug 2, 1919 - September 1986
Sep 16, 1892 - March 1978
Mar 29, 1913 - Nov 25, 1996
Feb 24, 1920 - Oct 17, 2001
Jul 27, 1920 - January 1980
Jan 26, 1954 - Feb 24, 2002
Dec 7, 1955 - May 10, 1994

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Dec 29, 1893 - January 1983
Aug 28, 1910 - May 16, 1993
Aug 10, 1910 - February 1973
Feb 11, 1909 - May 21, 1997
Jul 22, 1909 - March 1982
Jul 11, 1912 - Jun 12, 1991
Nov 6, 1918 - Oct 22, 1994
Feb 20, 1911 - Sep 26, 2002
Sep 13, 1910 - April 1993
Sep 9, 1911 - April 1977
Jun 26, 1914 - Jan 7, 2005
Aug 30, 1903 - July 1966
Aug 20, 1915 - Oct 19, 1999
Mar 4, 1905 - May 1968
Sep 6, 1917 - November 1985
Sep 20, 1913 - Nov 11, 1992
Jun 30, 1910 - Nov 2, 1994
Sep 14, 1907 - October 1977
Aug 11, 1890 - December 1984
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