1930 Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut name: James Egam event: CENSUS event date: 1930 event place: Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut gender: Male age: 9 marital status: Single race: White birthplace: Connecticut estimated birth year: 1921 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 Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut Name: James Egan Age: 19 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1921 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Connecticut Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Home in 1940: Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut Street: West Main Street House Number: 249 Inferred Residence in 1935: Meriden, New ...Read MORE...
1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
May 10, 1940
1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.
When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing book, they must write their license number and states in which the automobile was registered on the back ...Read MORE...
Meriden, Connecticut, City Directory, 1943 Name: James M Egan Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1943 Street Address: 274 Britannia Residence Place: Meriden, Connecticut Occupation: Foreman Spouse: Barliara H Egan Publication Title: Meriden, Connecticut, City Directory, 1943 ancestry.com Added: 4/4/2012 8:52:44 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/4/2012 8:52:58 AM - Beckie
1947 Birth of Child John M Egan was born 18 July 1947, Meriden, Connecticut, USA
1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
1948 - Velcro is invented (George de Mestral, Switzerland)
1948 Birth of Child James M Egan Jr. was born 23 December 1948, Meriden, Connecticut, USA
1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1950 Name: James M Egan Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1950 Street Address: at Meriden Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Foreman Spouse: Barbara Egan Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1950 ancestry.com Added: 4/4/2012 8:53:36 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/4/2012 8:53:44 AM - Beckie
1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949
Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1953 Name: James M Egan Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1953 Street Address: at Meriden Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Supt Mfg Spouse: Barbara H Egan Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1953 ancestry.com Added: 4/4/2012 8:54:23 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/4/2012 8:54:33 AM - Beckie
1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine
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...
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
Hartford Suburban, Connecticut 1959 Name: James M Egan Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1959 Street Address: at Hartford Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Supt Spouse: Barbara H Egan Publication Title: Hartford Suburban, Connecticut 1959 ancestry.com Added: 4/4/2012 8:55:14 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/4/2012 8:55:22 AM - Beckie
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
www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962
1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis
Hartford Suburban, Connecticut 1963 Name: James M Egan Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1963 Street Address: 1642 Main Ngt Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut Occupation: Chief Ins Spouse: Barbara H Egan Publication Title: Hartford Suburban, Connecticut 1963 ancestry.com Added: 4/4/2012 8:56:27 AM - Beckie Updated: 4/4/2012 8:56:39 AM - Beckie
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
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
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
1975 Death First Name: James Middle Name: M Last Name: Egan Gender: Male Death Date: Aug 25, 1975 Residence: Newington, Hartfold Connecticut Death Location: New Britain, Hartfold, CT Record Type: Death Record Groom's Marital Status: Married Collection: Connecticut Death Records
EGAN, JAMES 18 Aug 1920 Aug 1975 54-55 06111 (Newington, Hartford, CT) (none specified) Connecticut 042-05-4631
St Mary's Cemetery New Britain, Connecticut
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