Horace Rowland

7 March 1927–4 February 2002 (Age 74)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Horace

Horace Rowland was born on 7 March 1927, in Tennessee, United States. He died on 4 February 2002, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74.

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1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 4

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Name Meaning

French: Some translate this name as "peace of the country," perhaps from Dutch "row," peace, and "land," meaning peacemaker of his country. It is another form of the Francic name Roland.

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