Jerry Wayne Adams

21 Sep 1943 - 21 Jan 1978

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Jerry Wayne Adams

21 Sep 1943 - 21 Jan 1978
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The burial record of Jerry Wayne Adams. Cemetery: Fort Logan National Cemetery, Location: Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States. Birth: 21 Sep 1943, Death: 21 Jan 1978.

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Jerry Wayne Adams

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Fort Logan National Cemetery

4400 West Kenyon Avenue
Denver, Denver, Colorado
United States

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1943
Jerry Wayne Adams was born on 21 Sep 1943
Jerry Wayne Adams was 14 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
Jerry Wayne Adams was 21 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Jerry Wayne Adams died on 21 Jan 1978 at the age of 34

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