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Ronald Wilson Reagan
Ronald Wilson Reagan
1984 campaign poster
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Name: Ronald Wilson Reagan Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 04 Mar 1952 Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States Gender: Male Age: 41 Birth Year (Estimated): 1911 Father's Name: John Edward Reagan Mother's Name: Nelle Wilson Spouse's Name: Nancy Davis Spouse's Age: 28 Spouse's Gender: Female Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1924 Spouse's Father's Name: Loyal Davis Spouse's Mother's Name: Edith Luckett Page: 299 GS Film number: 1283806 Digital Folder Number: 005686319 Image Number: 01747
"California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," Database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:K8DB-3C4 : accessed 28 June 2015), Ronald Wilson Reagan and Nancy Davis, 04 Mar 1952; citing Los Angeles, California, Unit
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.
1923 - July 13 - The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland " but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.
January 15, 1932 - Up to two inches of snow whitened the Los Angeles basin of California. The Los Angeles Civic Center reported an inch of snow, and even the beaches of Santa Monica were whitened with snow, in what proved to be a record snowstorm for Los Angeles. WeatherForYou.com -
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 Name: Ronald Reagan Titles and Terms: Event Type: Census Event Date: 1940 Event Place: Councilmanic District 2, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States Gender: Male Age: 29 Marital Status: Married Race (Original): White Race: White Relationship to Head...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.
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...
1954 - Raymond Kroc opened first McDonald's fast-food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois
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
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
1974 - Sears Tower, world's tallest building, completed in Chicago; state lottery approved by General Assembly
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 - January 20 - Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) beomes 40th President of the United States
January 20, 1981 Added: 1/9/2014 4:48:34 PM - Beckie Updated: 7/4/2014 10:46:45 AM - Beckie
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
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 -
1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.
1989 - The World Wide Web is invented at CERN (Tim Berners-Lee, UK)
1989 - January 20 - George H. W. Bush (1924 - ) becomes 41st President of the United States
January 20, 1989
1990 - German reunification officially completed according to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany
1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War
1991 - Gulf War
1991 - U.S. led coalition defeats Iraqi military forces and liberates Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm
1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union; Effective legal dissolution of the U.S.S.R.
1992 - Hurricane Andrew causes devastation in Florida and Louisiana
1993 - World Trade Center bombing
1993 - January 20 - William J. Clinton (1946 - ) becomes 42nd President of the United States
January 20, 1993
1995 - Oklahoma City bombing
1997 - NASA spacecraft Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars
Madeleine Albright becomes the first female Secretary of State, 1997
2001 - Invasion of Afghanistan Operation "Enduring Freedom"
2001 - January 20 - George W. Bush (1946 - ) becomes 43rd President of the United States
January 20, 2001
2001 - September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
September 11, 2001
Death 5 June 2004 Los Angeles, California, USA
Age: 93 Given Name: Ronald Middle Name: W Surname: Reagan Name Suffix: Birth Date: 06 Feb 1911 State: Iowa Last Place of Residence: Los angeles, California Previous Residence Postal Code: 90024 Event Date: 05 Jun 2004
"United States Social Security Death Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VMST-XPR : accessed 28 June 2015), Ronald W Reagan, 05 Jun 2004; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
Name: President Ronald Wilson Reagan Titles and Terms: President Event Type: Obituary Event Date: 06 Jun 2004 Event Place: Colorado, United States Gender: Male Age: 93 Relationship to Deceased: Deceased Birth Date: 06 Feb 1911 Birthplace: Tampico, , Illinois Death Date: 06 Jun 2004 Death Place: Los Angeles, , California
Spouse and Children Nancy Davis Reagan Wife Female Ron Davis Child Unknown Patti Davis Daughter Female Michael Son Male
Parents and Siblings Jack Reagan Father Male Nelle Mother Female
Others on Record Joanne Drake Nonrelative Unknown Bush Nonrelative Unknown Franklin D Roosevelt Nonrelative Unknown Lyndon B Johnson Nonrelative Unknown Bill Clinton Nonrelative Male Osama Bin Laden Nonrelative Unknown Saddam Hussein Nonrelative Unknown Jimmy Carter Nonrelative Unknown Peter Hart Nonrelative Male Mikhail Gorbachev Nonrelative Unknown James A Baker Nonrelative Unknown Thomas P Or Tip O'Neill Nonrelative Unknown Walter Mondale Nonrelative Male Howard Baker Nonrelative Male William Rehnquist Nonrelative Male Sandra Day O'Connor Nonrelative Female Anthony Kennedy Nonrelative Male Antonin Scalia Nonrelative Unknown Arthur Schlesinger Nonrelative Male Thomas Jefferson Nonrelative Male Andrew Jackson Nonrelative Male Theodore Roosevelt Nonrelative Male Woodrow Wilson Nonrelative Male Harry Truman Nonrelative Male Oliver North Nonrelative Male John Poindexter Nonrelative Male Jane Wyman Divorced Spouse Female Theodore H White Nonrelative Unknown Eleanor Roosevelt Nonrelative Female Barry Goldwater Nonrelative Unknown Abraham Lincoln Nonrelative Male Arnold Schwarzenegger Nonrelative Male Edmund Brown Nonrelative Male Richard Nixon Nonrelative Male Gerald Ford Nonrelative Male George H W Bush Nonrelative Unknown Edward Kennedy Nonrelative Male Patrick Caddell Nonrelative Male
"United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," Database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV5L-KQXS : accessed 28 June 2015), President Ronald Wilson Reagan, Colorado, United States, 06 Jun 2004; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing , born-digital text.
Name: Ronald Wilson Reagan Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 2004 Event Place: Simi Valley, Ventura, California, United States of America Photograph Included: Yes Birth Date: 06 Feb 1911 Death Date: 05 Jun 2004 Affiliate Record Identifier: 4244 Cemetery: Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library
"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-B51S : accessed 28 June 2015), Ronald Wilson Reagan, 2004; Burial, Simi Valley, Ventura, California, United States of America, Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library; citing record ID 4244, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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