America - Did you know?Observation of foreign travelers to America: 'In other countries, parents and teachers try to encourage kids to treat everyone the same, but in the US they actually seem to reinforce the idea that some are better than others. Having a Mr & Mrs Popular that get formally appointed 'prom king' and 'prom queen' and everyone is supposed to clap for them is just ridiculously elitist.'
1930 Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticut Living on Cottage St. in Trumbull, Fairfield, CT - Edward Feige, age 39, b. NY, druggist in drug store; wife, Katherine E., age 29, b. NY; son, William E., age 9, b. CT; son, John H., age 8, b. CT 1930 U.S. Census Added: 7/10/2011 4:38:54 PM - Beckie Updated: 7/10/2011 4:39:03 PM - Beckie
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...
Bridgeport, Connecticut, City Directory, 1947 Name: John H Feige Residence Year: 1947 Street Address: C22 25 Sanford pi Residence Place: Bridgeport, Connecticut Publication Title: Bridgeport, Connecticut, City Directory, 1947
Feige Catherine E wid Edward E head opr McK&R Inc h (C22) 25 Sanford pl Feige John H r (C22) 25 Sanford...Read MORE...
1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.
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
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
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 accident ... John H. Feige, 53, of 109 Farmill street, Shelton, was injured at 5:40 p.m. when police said he was struck by a truck in the parking lot of Barker's department store, Huntington turnpike.
He was taken to Bridgeport hospital in an Emergency ambulance for treatment of leg injuries and was...Read MORE...
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 -
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 Death First Name: John Middle Name: H Last Name: Feige Gender: Male Birth Date: Jul 5, 1921 Death Date: Aug 25, 1992 Age: 71 Residence: Shelton, Fairfield Connecticut Birth Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut Death Location: Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT Record Type: Death Record Groom's Marital...Read MORE...
Social Security Name: John Henry Feige [John H Feige] SSN: 047165716 Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 5 Jul 1921 Birth Place: Bridgeport U, Connecticut Father Name: Edward E Feige Mother Name: Catherine M Melice Death Date: 25 Aug 1992 Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: Sep 1941: Name listed as...Read MORE...
Social Security Death Index Name: John H. Feige Date of Birth: Tuesday July 05, 1921 Date of Death: Tuesday August 25, 1992 Est. Age at death: 71 years, 1 months, 20 days Last known residence: City: Shelton Huntington County: Fairfield State: Connecticut ZIP Code: 06484 Latitude: 41.3059 Longitude: -73.1393 Social Security details: State of Issue: Connecticut Number: 047-16-5716
Gate of Heaven Cemetery Trumbull Fairfield County Connecticut, USA
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