Willie Bland (1909 - 1997)

Willie Bland
1909 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Bland was born on April 10, 1909. He died on November 11, 1997 at 88 years old. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in zip code 00000.

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Willie Bland passed away on November 11, 1997 at 88 years old. He was born on April 10, 1909. We are unaware of information about Willie's immediate family. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in zip code 00000.
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In 1909, in the year that Willie Bland was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1919, Willie was just 10 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1925, at the age of 16 years old, Willie was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1985, when he was 76 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

In 1997, in the year of Willie Bland's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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around 1914 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
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around 1928 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
Jun 6, 1941 - Jan 6, 1984
around 1915 - Apr 25, 1944
around 1891 - Nov 7, 1894
around 1956 - Unknown
Sep 15, 1893 - December 1979
Sep 23, 1896 - September 1981
Oct 27, 1907 - August 1985
Dec 20, 1912 - Oct 28, 2000
Jul 16, 1896 - August 1990
Feb 23, 1922 - Jan 23, 1994

Other Blands

Nov 15, 1925 - Jan 28, 2011
May 1, 1920 - Aug 13, 1989
Jan 15, 1915 - January 1981
Oct 11, 1908 - Nov 4, 1989
Jun 17, 1928 - Jul 15, 1988
Oct 16, 1909 - Feb 12, 2005
Dec 25, 1889 - June 1974
Jun 23, 1926 - Jul 15, 1992
Oct 21, 1911 - Aug 10, 1990
May 18, 1931 - Jun 27, 2002
Mar 28, 1897 - April 1970
Jul 4, 1903 - July 1980
Jun 16, 1907 - October 1994
Feb 28, 1892 - May 1964
Mar 3, 1924 - Feb 11, 2000
Dec 4, 1913 - Jun 7, 2003
Oct 1, 1922 - September 1981
Apr 2, 1932 - Feb 5, 2007
Jul 28, 1928 - Feb 8, 1992
Jul 12, 1933 - June 1986

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Dec 22, 1916 - Aug 16, 2006
Jun 30, 1918 - May 9, 1995
Nov 12, 1894 - Apr 11, 1989
Mar 22, 1902 - July 1985
Jul 19, 1921 - Aug 22, 1994
Oct 13, 1921 - May 11, 1990
Dec 25, 1927 - Oct 11, 1992
Apr 11, 1922 - Jul 19, 2002
Jan 3, 1924 - Nov 4, 1986
Nov 22, 1926 - Sep 29, 2005
May 4, 1922 - October 1974
Jul 5, 1923 - August 1983
Dec 3, 1928 - March 1969
Mar 16, 1914 - July 1977
Dec 6, 1911 - Jan 5, 1991
May 26, 1902 - October 1953
Feb 28, 1924 - Aug 12, 2003
Jul 22, 1923 - February 1976
Sep 6, 1924 - May 21, 1996
Sep 22, 1925 - Feb 23, 2008
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