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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...
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1958 - NASA formed
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1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio
1972 - Watergate
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1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate
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1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
August 16, 1977
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1978 - First Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream store opened in Burlington.
1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28
1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain
May 4, 1979
Death 10 November 1980 Burlington, Vermont, USA
Name: Kenneth G Browe Titles and Terms: Event Type: Death Event Date: 10 Nov 1980 Event Place: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States Gender: Male Age: Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): Father's Name: George N Browe Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Anna Flynn Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Birth Date: Digital Folder Number: 7029293 Image Number: 04281
"Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-2008," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFPF-3C9 : accessed 2 September 2015), George N Browe in entry for Kenneth G Browe, Death, 10 Nov 1980, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States; derived from Vermont birth, marriage, and death databases and images, 1909-2008, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Vital Records Office, Vermont Department of Health, Burlington; New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston.
Name: kenneth G Browe Gender: Male Birth Date: 31 Nov 1913 Birth Place: Vermont Residence Place: Burlington, VT Death Date: 10 Nov 1980 Death Location: Inpatient Death Place: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, USA Father: George N Browe Mother: Anna [Anna Flynn] Cause of Death: Pneumonia Manner of Death: Natural Veteran: World War II Era Date Filed: 13 Nov 1980 Vital Event Type: Certificate of Death
Vermont State Archives and Records Administration; Montpelier, Vermont; Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008; User Box Number: PR-01524; Roll Number: S-31577
Lakeview Cemetery - Burlington, Vermont, USA
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