He married Mary O'Halloran
29 November 1941
in Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)
The couple had (at least) 2 children.
was born 11 May 1905
in Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)
She died 1 March 1990
in Harwich, Massachusetts, USA
Franklyn Edward Learned died 13 November 1985
in Bethany, Connecticut, USA.
1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician promoted Taft as the next Republican president. Taft was elected president in 1908, serving one term. www.americaslibrary.gov - March 4, 1909
1913 - July 10 - The mercury hit 134 degrees at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, the hottest reading of record for the North American continent. Sandstorm conditions accompanied the heat. The high the previous day was 129 degrees, following a morning low of 93 degrees. The Weather Channel -
1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.
1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.
www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916
1916 - Wire Netting Bathing Suit A Pittsfield (Mass). man says he will invent a wire netting bathing suit which will be worn in water invaded by sharks. genealogybank.com - Miami Herald Record - Miami, Florida - August 28, 1916
1920 - 411 people live in Bethany, according to U.S. Census
1920 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts name: Franklyn E Larned residence: Pittsfield City, Berkshire, Massachusetts estimated birth year: 1909 age: 11 birthplace: Massachusetts relationship to head of household: Son gender: Male race: White marital status: Single father's birthplace: mother's birthplace: film...Read MORE...
1922 - (Bethany, CT) - Harris Whittemore Jr. of Naugatuck, recognizing the commercial potential of the area, purchased land and began building an airfield. What pilots first called Bethany Field, later became Bethany Airport, one of the earliest private airports in New England. connecticuthistory.org/ a-busy-airfield-in-bethany/ -
1930 - 480 people live in Bethany, according to U.S. Census
1930 Stafford Springs, Tolland, Connecticut name: Franklyn E Learned event: CENSUS event date: 1930 event place: Stafford Springs, Tolland, Connecticut gender: Male age: 21 marital status: Single race: White birthplace: Massachusetts estimated birth year: 1909 immigration year: relationship to head of household: Son father's...Read MORE...
1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster: In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Of the 36 passengers and 61 crew on board, 13 passengers and 22 crew die, as...Read MORE...
1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City
1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland
September 1, 1939
1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
May 10, 1940
1941 Article Stafford Springs
Franklyn E. Learned of Hartford, former resident, was given a stag party tonight at the Maple Grove Inn by a number of friends in honor of his approaching marriage to Miss Mary O'Halloran of High street which will take place Saturday morning at 10 at St Edward's church. He was...Read MORE...
1941 Marriage / Partner Franklyn Edward Learned and Mary O'Halloran 29 November 1941, Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs)
1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.
This Was Life for Japanese-Americans During WWII Smithsonian Channel...Read MORE...
1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.
Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942
Tuesday, October 13, 1942 - Looking Backward - 50 Years Ago Old wooden building used as brewery for many years by Gimlich & White and located in rear of newer brick brewery, torn down. The Berkshire Evening Eagle - Pittsfield, Massachusetts - October 13, 1942
1948 - Velcro is invented (George de Mestral, Switzerland)
Thursday, January 29, 1948 - Looking Backward - 50 Years Ago Gimlich & White are storing immense quantities of ice from Silver Lake. Twenty teams are drawing the cakes and 40 men are cutting and stacking. The Berkshire Evening Eagle - Pittsfield, Massachusetts - January 29, 1948
1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon
1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. The...Read MORE...
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1956 Name: Franklyn E Learned Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1956 Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Educational Consultant Spouse: Mary C Learned Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1956 ancestry.com Added: 4/5/2012 9:59:55 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/5/2012 10:00:03 AM - Beckie
MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are tickled pink that their scientists have grabbed the lead from the Americans in the satellite field. But ...Read MORE...
1958 - NASA formed
1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960 The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established federal inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalties for anyone who...Read MORE...
1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall
JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation CBS Sunday Morning...Read MORE...
1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City
1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964 This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made...Read MORE...
1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1967 Name: Franklyn E Learned Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1967 Street Address: at Stafford Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Educational Consultant Spouse: Mary C Learned Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1967 ancestry.com Added: 4/5/2012 10:00:24 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/5/2012 10:00:32 AM - Beckie
1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968 Also known as the Fair Housing Act of 1968 Congress passed the act in an effort to impose a comprehensive solution to the problem of unlawful discrimination in housing based on race, color, sex,...Read MORE...
1968 - The ATM is invented (Don Wetzel, United States)
Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing Reading Through History...Read MORE...
1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was not addressed in politics or by the media, so he created the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970. An ...Read MORE...
1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1971 Name: Franklyn E Learned Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1971 Street Address: at Stafford Springs Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Educational Consultant Spouse: Mary C Learned Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1971 ancestry.com Added: 4/5/2012 10:00:56 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/5/2012 10:01:04 AM - Beckie
1972 - Watergate
1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.
March 29, 1973
Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 Equal Credit Opportunity Act passes in the US. Until then, banks required single, widowed or divorced women to bring a man along to cosign any credit application, regardless of their income. They...Read MORE...
1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate
1974 - August 9 - Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) becomes 38th President of the United States after the resignation of Richard M. Nixon
August 9, 1974
1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
August 16, 1977
1977 - January 20 - Jimmy Carter (1924 - ) becomes 39th President of the United States
January 20, 1977
1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins
1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28
1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain
Vancouver, Wash. (UPI) - Mount St. Helens exploded in a giant, killer eruption Sunday that blew 600 feet off its summit, set off huge forest fires,...Read MORE...
1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley
President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981
1981 - First reported case of AIDS
1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn
1981 - Personal Computer introduced
1981 - January 20 - Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) beomes 40th President of the United States
January 20, 1981
1982 - The camcorder is invented (Sony Corp., Japan)
1983 - The laptop computer is invented (Radio Shack Corp., United States)
Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984 At the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, Joan Benoit (today known as Joan Benoit Samuelson) finished the first-ever women’s marathon in 2:24.52. history.com -
1985 Death Connecticut, Death Index, 1949-2001 name: Franklynn E Learned event: Death event date: 13 Nov 1985 event place: Bethany, , Massachusetts residence: Stafford, , Connecticut street address: 122 HIGH ST gender: age: 77 marital status: Married race: White hispanic...Read MORE...
1985 Death First Name: Franklynn Middle Name: E Last Name: Learned Gender: Male Birth Date: Oct 14, 1908 Death Date: Nov 13, 1985 Age: 77 Residence: Stafford, Tolland Connecticut Birth Location: Massachusetts Death Location: Bethany, CT Zip: 06075 Record Type: Death Record Groom's Marital...Read MORE...
Name: Franklyn Learned Date of Birth: Wednesday October 14, 1908 Date of Death: November 1985 Est. Age at death: 77 years, 1 months Last known residence: City: Stafford Springs; Stafford; Union; West Stafford County: Tolland State: Connecticut ZIP Code: 06076 Latitude: 41.9885 Longitude: -72.2592 Social Security details: State of Issue: Connecticut Number: 042-32-6995
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