Willie L Bland (1918 - 1993)

Willie L Bland
1918 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Willie L Bland was born on January 13, 1918. He died on July 19, 1993 at age 75. We know that Willie L Bland had been residing in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi 39180.

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Willie L Bland passed away on July 19, 1993 at 75 years of age. He was born on January 13, 1918. There is no information about Willie's family or relationships. We know that Willie L Bland had been residing in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi 39180.
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In 1918, in the year that Willie L Bland was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1926, when he was just 8 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1935, Willie was 17 years old 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 1967, he was 49 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1993, in the year of Willie L Bland's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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around 1924 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
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

Sep 13, 1934 - Sep 15, 1996
Jun 12, 1937 - Oct 1, 2005
Oct 11, 1879 - October 1967
Oct 1, 1880 - February 1973
Jan 1, 1880 - February 1966
Aug 20, 1904 - May 1978
Jul 4, 1895 - Jan 21, 1991
Aug 25, 1904 - Aug 31, 2002
Mar 25, 1914 - January 1984
Oct 8, 1887 - May 1979
Jan 28, 1891 - September 1956
Mar 2, 1906 - Sep 17, 2001
Oct 10, 1910 - February 1980
Jan 1, 1940 - Jun 12, 1997
Aug 19, 1937 - May 20, 2009
Aug 3, 1940 - Jun 26, 1995
Feb 16, 1902 - January 1972
Oct 14, 1946 - Jul 17, 1999
Dec 16, 1946 - Sep 23, 2010
Jun 1, 1949 - June 1982

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Dec 1, 1912 - Jan 15, 2000
Sep 1, 1936 - Jul 23, 1988
Jun 28, 1938 - Oct 1, 2009
Oct 1, 1904 - December 1971
Feb 10, 1905 - Jun 19, 1989
May 8, 1937 - Jun 24, 2009
May 28, 1936 - Nov 18, 2006
Oct 1, 1937 - October 1986
Sep 10, 1939 - Jan 6, 2005
Jul 12, 1937 - May 24, 2006
Dec 21, 1937 - Feb 4, 2005
Apr 3, 1902 - November 1983
Aug 2, 1937 - Dec 5, 1998
Feb 23, 1936 - Jun 15, 1996
Dec 7, 1939 - Dec 15, 2005
Oct 9, 1896 - April 1966
Dec 15, 1936 - Sep 21, 2001
Aug 2, 1936 - Dec 27, 1993
Sep 9, 1935 - Oct 14, 2003
Oct 26, 1916 - May 1998
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