Woodrow Thomas (1923 - 1995)

Woodrow Thomas
1923 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Woodrow Thomas was born on January 22, 1923. He died on May 20, 1995 at age 72. We know that Woodrow Thomas had been residing in Saint Augustine, Saint Johns County, Florida 32084.
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Woodrow Thomas died on May 20, 1995 at 72 years old. He was born on January 22, 1923. There is no information about Woodrow's surviving family. We know that Woodrow Thomas had been residing in Saint Augustine, Saint Johns County, Florida 32084.
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In 1923, in the year that Woodrow Thomas was born, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1932, by the time he was just 9 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1947, at the age of 24 years old, Woodrow was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1958, Woodrow was 35 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1995, in the year of Woodrow Thomas's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Aug 2, 1923 - May 1987
Nov 19, 1922 - October 1978
Feb 15, 1888 - Oct 15, 1971
Jan 26, 1917 - Apr 22, 1997
Apr 19, 1898 - November 1978
Aug 18, 1906 - April 1975
Oct 27, 1927 - Jul 13, 2000
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May 30, 1914 - November 1982
Feb 13, 1883 - March 1961
Mar 14, 1900 - April 1984
Feb 6, 1915 - January 1980
Aug 20, 1921 - Mar 19, 2002

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