Willie Bland (1910 - 1981)

Willie Bland
1910 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Bland was born on August 10, 1910. He died in September 1981 at age 71. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma 74127.

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Willie Bland passed away in September 1981 at 71 years of age. He was born on August 10, 1910. We have no information about Willie's immediate family. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma 74127.
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In 1910, in the year that Willie Bland was born, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1926, he was 16 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1935, at the age of 25 years old, Willie was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1978, by the time he was 68 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1981, in the year of Willie Bland's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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around 1923 - Unknown
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 3, 1898 - November 1977
Aug 12, 1901 - Oct 11, 1990
Apr 12, 1923 - May 2, 1996
Oct 23, 1909 - February 1995
Feb 20, 1920 - October 1978
Sep 19, 1960 - November 1979
Jul 2, 1915 - April 1978
Aug 20, 1928 - May 1989
May 15, 1929 - Apr 1, 2000
Jan 2, 1931 - Jan 5, 2001
Oct 16, 1924 - Apr 2, 2000
Oct 24, 1923 - Oct 11, 2008
Sep 12, 1932 - Nov 7, 1996
May 6, 1914 - Aug 15, 1998
Sep 14, 1919 - Apr 17, 1993
Jun 8, 1935 - Sep 15, 1995
Feb 11, 1933 - May 21, 2001
Dec 28, 1897 - December 1986
Aug 18, 1938 - Sep 8, 1999
Feb 14, 1933 - Mar 15, 2002

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Oct 9, 1907 - Feb 29, 1988
Apr 8, 1918 - Oct 29, 1995
Sep 15, 1887 - March 1969
Jan 28, 1919 - Dec 20, 1987
Oct 1, 1911 - July 1969
Apr 6, 1915 - October 1982
Jan 29, 1905 - March 1987
Sep 5, 1914 - Jul 19, 2006
Jul 24, 1915 - Mar 7, 2008
Jan 18, 1903 - August 1984
Oct 7, 1888 - September 1975
Jul 15, 1909 - March 1975
Jan 27, 1915 - Nov 7, 2004
Jan 2, 1925 - Oct 4, 2007
May 15, 1918 - Aug 2, 2010
Apr 28, 1908 - November 1977
Jan 14, 1904 - Feb 15, 1994
May 31, 1897 - November 1975
Sep 24, 1905 - March 1986
Dec 17, 1889 - May 1964
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