1 July 1926
Brooklyn, New York, USA
1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre."
www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ illinois.html - February 14, 1929
1930 Brooklyn, Kings, New York
East 23rd St
Samuel E Allen, 48, head, b. MO, father b. OH, mother b. VA, broker, NY Stock Exchange
Eleanor May Allen, 37, wife, b. NY, father b. MA, mother b. CT
B Elizabeth Allen, daughter, 15, b. NY
Anne D Allen, daughter, 13, b. NY
Eleanor M Allen, daughter, 9, b. NY
Samuel E...Read MORE...
1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.
www.wikipedia.org - November 8, 1933
1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)
1934 - April 12 - Winds atop Mount Washington, NH, averaged 186 mph for five minutes, with a peak gust of 231 mph, the highest wind speed ever clocked in the world.
WeatherForYou.com - April 12, 1934
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...
1938 - October 27 - Du Pont announces a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon".
www.wikipedia.org - October 27, 1938
1938 - The ballpoint pen is invented (Lazlo Biro, Hungary)
1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.
www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938
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 Hempstead, Nassau, New York
Name: Samuel Etham Allen Junior
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1927
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Hempstead, Nassau, New York
Street: Cambridge Avenue
House Number: 107
Inferred Residence in...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.
www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941
1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.
www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941
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
1944 - HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.
... In Brooklyn, JOSEPH LAUZON, 55, street car motorman, was electrocuted when he stepped from his car and onto a live wire pulled down by a tree that had fallen on the tracks...
The Troy Record - Troy, New York - September 15, 1944
1944 Army Enlistment
Name: Samuel E Allen Jr
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: New York
State of Residence: New York
County or City: Nassau
Enlistment Date: 16 Oct 1944
Enlistment State: New York
Enlistment City: New York City
Branch: No branch assignment
1944 - Sunscreen is invented (Benjamin Green, United States)
1945 - The atomic bomb is invented (J. Robert Oppenheimer, et al., United States)
1945 - August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A United States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time).
Blasting of Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Kills 150,000
...All Living Things Seared To Death, Tokyo Says
OKINAWA, Aug. 8 - (NS) - At least 150,000 Japanese were estimated today to have been killed...Read MORE...
1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.
www.wikipedia.org - February 25, 1947
1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
1948 - Velcro is invented (George de Mestral, Switzerland)
1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon
1950 - February 17 - 31 die in a train crash in Rockville Center NY
February 17, 1950
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
www.wikipedia.org - January 31, 1950
1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine
www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm -
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...
1955 - Brooklyn Dodgers won World Series
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
1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens
www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962
1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis
7 November 1963
Hempstead, New York, USA
ALLEN, SAMUEL 01 Jul 1926 Nov 1963 37 (not specified) (none specified) New York 111-16-9187
Long Island National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: 2H, 3630
Name: Samuel E Jr Allen
Service Info.: TEC 4 US ARMY WORLD WAR II
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1926
Death Date: 7 Nov 1963
Service Start Date: 16 Oct 1944
Interment Date: 11 Nov 1963
Cemetery: Long Island National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 2040 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735-1211
Buried At: Section 2h Site 3630
National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator