William Walker (born 1824)

William Walker
1824 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
William Walker was born on May 8, 1824.
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In 1824, in the year that William Walker was born, on March 11th, the United States War Department created the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as a part of the War Department - without authorization from Congress. It had previously been called the Office of Indian Trade.

In 1895, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1916, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1921, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1985, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Sep 2, 1868 - Feb 5, 1925
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Unknown - Feb 5, 1944
Unknown - Aug 19, 1916
c. 1894 - Nov 20, 1917
c. 1915 - Apr 17, 1941
1885 - Apr 16, 1918
Unknown - Jan 31, 1945
c. 1911 - Aug 18, 1943
c. 1917 - Dec 18, 1943
c. 1897 - Jul 12, 1915
c. 1892 - Jul 1, 1916
c. 1910 - Sep 14, 1944
c. 1936 - Oct 2, 1941
c. 1897 - Sep 27, 1918
c. 1871 - Apr 4, 1918
c. 1890 - Jun 4, 1916
Unknown - Oct 16, 1942

Other Walkers

Apr 13, 1925 - Sep 14, 1994
Dec 17, 1926 - Jul 24, 2003
Dec 8, 1912 - Mar 19, 2005
Apr 5, 1920 - Jul 28, 2002
May 16, 1925 - Feb 1, 2002
Dec 14, 1924 - Feb 14, 2006
Aug 28, 1908 - Dec 24, 1998
Jul 20, 1889 - March 1965
Feb 19, 1907 - September 1984
Sep 19, 1922 - January 1983
Nov 6, 1899 - January 1984
Jul 4, 1926 - Oct 7, 1997
Sep 1, 1885 - June 1965
Aug 8, 1904 - March 1979
May 30, 1905 - September 1979
Jul 29, 1923 - Apr 30, 2011
Aug 1, 1906 - Mar 10, 1989
Apr 22, 1929 - Jul 20, 1996
Jun 15, 1927 - Jan 2, 2011
Sep 12, 1911 - May 26, 2008

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Apr 28, 1925 - May 1985
Nov 19, 1924 - Mar 14, 1984
Oct 22, 1924 - Sep 13, 2006
Mar 29, 1924 - Jul 12, 1995
Dec 16, 1924 - Jul 4, 1994
Feb 27, 1913 - Dec 15, 1995
Oct 16, 1926 - Mar 24, 2001
Mar 10, 1928 - Nov 8, 2003
Nov 20, 1924 - Jul 9, 2003
Dec 25, 1903 - October 1968
Jul 1, 1898 - October 1983
Jun 3, 1924 - February 1975
Jun 27, 1927 - May 31, 2003
Apr 13, 1925 - Sep 14, 1994
Feb 1, 1926 - Oct 29, 2004
Apr 18, 1909 - June 1971
Dec 22, 1879 - January 1971
May 14, 1927 - Jan 23, 1999
Oct 3, 1899 - Jan 9, 1990
Jun 6, 1926 - Jan 18, 2001
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