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flag  Mary Mott  MOULTON

  (b. 18 April 1864Toledo, Ohio, USA   d. 13 January 1954St Louis, Missouri, USA )  

Mary Mott MOULTON was born 18 April 1864 in Toledo, Ohio, USA. Mary Mott MOULTON was the child of John Henry MOULTON and Mary Elizabeth SCOTT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph MOULTON and Abigail Goodwin BEAL

She married  Jesse NORTON 29 August 1883 in Toledo, Ohio, USA . 

She married  (2) Franklin Walter OLIN 28 May 1889 in Toledo, Ohio, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Franklin Walter OLIN  was born 9 January 1860 in Woodford, Bennington, Vermont, USA .  He died 21 May 1951 in St Louis, Missouri, USA . 

Mary Mott MOULTON died 13 January 1954 in St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: Americans wear shoes in the house.

Toledo, Ohio, USA - Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
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Toledo, Ohio, USA - Collingwood Avenue, North from Bancroft Street, Toledo, Ohio.
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Toledo, Ohio, USA - Bird's Eye View from Nicholas Building, Toledo, Ohio.
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St Louis, Missouri, USA - Scenes in St. Louis
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
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Mary Mott MOULTON married  Jesse NORTON-- Date: 29 August 1883 Place: Toledo, Ohio, USA 

Name: Jesse Norton
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Reference ID: Vol.3 p.243
GS Film Number: 912940
Digital Folder Number: 004017291
Image Number: 00588

"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:X84R-GVN : 8 December 2014), Jesse Norton and Mary Mott Moulton, 29 Aug 1883; citing Lucas, Ohio, United States, reference Vol.3 p.243; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 912,940.

Mary Mott MOULTON married  flag Franklin Walter OLIN-- Date: 28 May 1889 Place: Toledo, Ohio, USA 

Name: Franklin W. Olin
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Event Place: Lucas, Ohio, United States
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GS Film Number: 912941
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"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:X8H3-3HY : 8 December 2014), Franklin W. Olin and Mary N. Moulton, 28 May 1889; citing Lucas, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 912,941.

flag Franklin Walter OLIN (b.20 December 1890, Huntington, West Virginia, USA  d. February 1921, Manhattan, New York, USA )

 flag John Merrill OLIN (b.10 November 1892, Alton, Illinois, USA  d. 8 September 1982, East Hampton, New York, USA)

 flag Spencer Truman OLIN (b.20 August 1900, Alton, Illinois, USA  d. 14 April 1995, Jupiter Island, Martin, Florida, USA)

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18 April 1864
Toledo, Ohio, USA

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...

USA 1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world. - January 1, 1867

Invention 1868 - The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)
... In 1867 Mr. C. Latham Sholes, a printer and editor; Mr. Samuel W. Soule, a printer, and Mr....Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1869 - March 4 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States
In 1868, as Republican candidate for president, Grant was elected over the Democrat, Horatio...Read MORE...

News 1869 - A St. Louis dispatch of the 22d reports that General Sherman had been quite ill for several days past.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 30, 1869

News 1870 - The first train of the Atlantic-Pacific Railway, which became the St.Louis-San Francisco Railway, or "Frisco," arrived in 1870. resources/ state-facts/ missouri.html -

1870 Toledo, Ohio
Name: Mary M Moulton
Age in 1870: 6
Birth Year: abt 1864
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Toledo...

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

News 1870 - Fires
St. Louis, Mo., July 8. - The freight warehouses of the St. Louis and Vandalia, and Illinois...Read MORE...

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1871 - October 8-10 - Fire Destroys 18,000 Buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Fire - "YOU ARE THERE"
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USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...

News 1873 - Surprising Outcome
A charitable lady of St. Louis sent one of her last year's dresses to a destitute woman on the 6th. ...Read MORE...

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...

Invention 1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he ...Read MORE...

News 1876 - Barge Hits Booneville Bridge
A barge was crushed against the Booneville Bridge, near St. Louis, on Tuesday. Six lives were lost. ...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1877 - March 4 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States
On the night of the 1876 presidential election, Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes went to...Read MORE...

News 1877 - July 16 – Great railroad strike of 1877:
Riots by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad railroad workers in Baltimore, Maryland lead to a sympathy...Read MORE...

Invention 1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Edison still claims that his electric light is a complete success, and says he can now furnish it...Read MORE...

1880 Toledo, Ohio
Name: Mary M. Moulton
Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1864
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1880: Toledo,...

Toledo, O., March 5. - During the prevalence of a heavy storm of wind and rain, at an early hour...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1881 - March 4 - James A. Garfield (1831–1881) becomes President of the United States
In 1880, Garfield was elected to the Senate, but instead became the presidential candidate on the...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1881 - September 19 - Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886) becomes President of the United States
In 1880 Arthur was nominated for vice president in the hope of conciliating the followers of Grant...Read MORE...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...

1883 Marriage / Partner
Mary Mott MOULTON and Jesse NORTON 29 August 1883, Toledo, Ohio, USA
USA 1883 - May 30 - Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12
Details of the Disaster on the Bridge.
Men and Women Crushed and Trampled to...

Invention 1884 - Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)

A certificate was filed yesterday in the county clerk's office showing that the...Read MORE...

Invention 1884 - The first gravity roller coaster amusement ride (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)
"1884: The first gravity roller coaster designed and built specifically as an amusement ride opens...Read MORE...

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland. - August 10, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

U.S. Presidents 1885 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States
In 1884 Grover Cleveland won the Democratic nomination for president. The campaign contrasted...Read MORE...

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

USA 1886 - May 8 - Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) - May 8, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 3 - JOHN ROBINSON'S circus train was wrecked at the Union Station this...Read MORE...

News 1888 - In St Louis on the 13th a case of leprosy was discovered, the patient being Choo Fay, a Chinese laundryman. Fay has been in this country several years.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - March 17, 1888

1889 Marriage / Partner
Mary Mott MOULTON and Franklin Walter OLIN 28 May 1889, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Invention 1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)
The Various...

U.S. Presidents 1889 - March 4 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States
In 1888, Benjamin Harrison received the Republican nomination for president on the eighth ballot....Read MORE...

News 1889 - The malt-house attached to the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis was burned on the 3d, causing a loss of $200,000.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 9, 1889

USA 1889 - May 31 - Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn
South Fork Dam burst, town of Johnstown destroyed, over 2000 deaths webimage/ ...Read MORE...

USA 1890 - Yosemite National Park created

News 1890 - March 31 - Saint Louis, MO, received 20 inches of snow in 24 hours. - March 31, 1890

1890 Birth of Child
Franklin Walter OLIN was born 20 December 1890, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

Invention 1891 - The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)
"...the inventor of the first zipper, Whitcomb L. Judson, did his experimentation right here in the ...Read MORE...

Invention 1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
It is to Reproduce a Picture of ...

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...

1892 Birth of Child
John Merrill OLIN was born 10 November 1892, Alton, Illinois, USA
Invention 1893 - The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)
Crompton and Co. invented the first electric toaster 1893 in Leeds England. This was the forerunner ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1893 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837–1908) becomes President of the United States

March 4, 1893

News 1893 - February 1, Thunder and lightning accompanied sleet and snow at Saint Louis MO during the evening hours, even though the temperature was just 13 degrees above zero.

The Weather Channel - February 1, 1893

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

Curious City
WBEZ - Chicago Public Media:

World's...

USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...

News 1895 - February 26 - Michael Owens of Toledo, Ohio patents a glass-blowing machine -

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

News 1896 - COSTLY BLAZE. Gasoline Explodes and Causes Heavy Losses at Toledo.
Toledo, O., April 20. - By the explosion of a barrel of gasoline in the Dauntless bicycle factory...Read MORE...

News 1896 - St. Louis, Mo. - May 27, 1896 - Twister
The tornado that came through St. Louis, Missouri on May 27th, 1896 originally formed only six...Read MORE...

Invention 1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man

"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1897 - March 4 - William McKinley (1843-1901) becomes 25th President of the United States
With the support of Mark Hanna, a shrewd Cleveland businessman interested in safeguarding tariff...Read MORE...

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...

1900 Alton, Illinois
Name: Mary M Olin
[Mary M Moulton]
Age: 36
Birth Date: Apr 1864
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

1900 Birth of Child
Spencer Truman OLIN was born 20 August 1900, Alton, Illinois, USA
U.S. Presidents 1901 - September 14 - Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) becomes 26th President of the United States
Assuming the presidency of the assassinated McKinley in 1901, Roosevelt embarked on a wide-ranging...Read MORE...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

News 1902 - SEVEN YOUNG PERSONS DROWN - Naphtha Launch, on Which They Were, Run Down by a Tug Near Toledo, Ohio
TOLEDO, Ohio, May 7 — Seven young people, members of a Sunday school class of the First Baptist...Read MORE...

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...

Invention 1903 - The first engine-powered airplane is invented (Wilbur & Orville Wright, United States)
Two Americans Solve Great Problem of Aerial Navigation With a Flying...Read MORE...

And Shove Those Next to the Carriage Into the Shaft and To a Fatal Fall of Six Stories.

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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...

News 1904 - July 1 – The third Modern Olympic Games opens in St. Louis, Missouri, United States as part of the World's Fair. - July 1, 1904

News 1904 - IN ST. LOUIS. Tornado Kills Two and Injures Many — Heavy Property Loss.
St. Louis, Aug. 20.— A tornado of small proportions but of extreme fury, swept down upon the...Read MORE...

News 1905 - The Gateway Arch (Jefferson National Expansion Memorial) was completed in St. Louis webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ motimeln.htm -

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. - April 7, 1906

Invention 1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, is manufactured.
Splendid Talking Machine.
The Victor Victrola, a splendid new talking machine, is being exhibited...Read MORE...

Invention 1908 - The electric washing machine is invented (Alva J. Fisher, United States)
"The first washing machine powered by electricity was invented by Alva J. Fisher in 1908. Fisher...Read MORE...

Invention 1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
The Ford Motor Company from now until July will manufacture in quantities...Read MORE...

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile. - September 27, 1908

U.S. Presidents 1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States
When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician...Read MORE...

1910 Alton, Illinois
Name: Mary M Olin
Age in 1910: 44
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1910: Alton...

USA 1910 - Comet Halley is visible from Earth. It won't be seen again until 1986.
May 18, 1910 Will Be the Biggest...

Invention 1913 - December 1 - The assembly line is invented (Henry Ford, United States)
"...Henry Ford installs the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire...Read MORE...

Invention 1913 - The bra is invented (Mary Phelps Jacob, United States)
"... Mary Phelps Jacob, a young New York socialite who became exasperated with the antiquated...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1913 - March 4 - Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) becomes 28th President of the United States
Wilson became the 28th president of the United States, serving two consecutive terms in the White...Read MORE...

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act. - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

The Great War (

August 1, 1914 - ...

USA 1915 - The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress.

Congress has just set aside 700 square miles ...

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...

World History 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. - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.

World War I: Entry Of The United States (

U.S. At...

USA 1917 - May 21 - The Great Atlanta fire of 1917 takes place.
Fire In Atlanta Razes 100 Blocks; Loss $2,000,000
Wide Residence Area in Northeast Swept by Flames ...

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...

News January 11, 1918 - A tremendous blizzard completely immobilized the Midwest, stopping mail service for two weeks.
The vast storm then moved through the Great Lakes Region and the Ohio Valley. Winds reached 60 mph...Read MORE...

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire. - October 31, 1918

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:

Roots of PROHIBITION The Time is Now (Ken Burns) (

The...

1920 Alton, Illinois
Name: Mary M Olin
Age: 54
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1920: Alton Ward 1,...

News 1920 - Eight Known Dead.
(By Associated Press.)
TOLEDO, Mar. 29. - Eight persons are known to be dead and nearly 100...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1921 - March 4 - Warren G. Harding (1865-1923) becomes 29th President of the United States
When the 1920 convention was deadlocked between Leonard Wood and Frank O. Lowden, Harding became...Read MORE...

1921 Death of Child
Franklin Walter OLIN died February 1921, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)
News April 26, 1921: First U.S. weather report broadcast, by WEW in St. Louis, Missouri

The Old Farmer's Almanac - April 26, 1921

Invention 1923 to 1927 - Television is invented (Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (Russia), Philo Taylor Farnsworth (United States))
...Zworykin had a patent, but Farnsworth had a picture

Zworykin and his television
Zworykin is...

U.S. Presidents 1923 - August 2 - Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) becomes 30th President of the United States
After Warren Harding's death Vice-President Coolidge became President and handled the Washington...Read MORE...

USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...

USA 1926 - November 11 – U.S. Route 66 is established.

Traveling Route 66
Smithsonian Channel ( - November 11, 1926

News 1927 - September 29 - A tornado (possibly two tornadoes) cut an eight-mile long path across Saint Louis MO, to Granite City IL, killing 79 persons. The damage path at times was a mile and a quarter in width.

The Weather Channel - September 29, 1927

Invention 1927 - The aerosol can is invented (Erik Rotheim, Norway)
"On November 23, 1927, Norwegian engineer Erik Rotheim (also spelled Eric Rotheim) patented the...Read MORE...

Invention 1928 - Sliced bread (bread slicing machine) is invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder (United States)
"...The first automatically sliced commercial loaves were produced on July 6, 1928, in Chillicothe, ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1929 - March 4 - Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) becomes 31st President of the United States
In the election of 1928, Hoover overwhelmed Gov. Alfred E. Smith of New York, the Democratic...Read MORE...

World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...

USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...

Invention 1930 - Scotch tape is invented (Richard Drew (3M), United States)
"...Back in the ’20s, Scotch was a synonym for 'cheap.' Richard Drew, a 23-year-old research...Read MORE...

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...

Invention 1931 - The paper towel is invented (Arthur Scott, United States)
"Arthur Scott, head of [Scott Paper Company], had big trouble. An entire railroad car full of...Read MORE...

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

United States' Action in Leaving Gold...

USA 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. - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...

Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)

USA 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. - April 12, 1934

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

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News 1936 - January 15 – The first building to be completely covered in glass is completed in Toledo, Ohio, for the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. - January 15, 1936

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...

Invention 1938 - The ballpoint pen is invented (Lazlo Biro, Hungary)

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States. - October 24, 1938

Invention 1938 - October 27 - Du Pont announces a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon". - October 27, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

1940 Alton, Illinois
Name: Mary M Olin
Age: 76
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Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa -

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law. - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 – June 16 - National Airport opens in Washington, DC.
The airlines draw straws to determine who would land at National Airport first and American...Read MORE...

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Aircraft flying from Imperial Japanese Navy carriers launch a surprise...Read MORE...

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind. - December 11, 1941

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

Naval History and Heritage Command ( - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - November 28 - Cocoanut Grove fire: A fire in the Cocoanut Grove night club in Boston, Massachusetts, kills 491.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

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Invention 1944 - Sunscreen is invented (Benjamin Green, United States)

World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

Archive Video Of The D-Day Normandy Landings
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Invention 1945 - The atomic bomb is invented (J. Robert Oppenheimer, et al., United States)

U.S. Presidents 1945 - April 12 - Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) becomes 33rd President of the United States
Elected vice president in 1944, Truman became president upon Roosevelt's sudden death in April 1945 ...Read MORE...

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

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World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council. - February 25, 1947

Invention 1948 - Velcro is invented (George de Mestral, Switzerland)

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of...Read MORE...

News 1949 - July 10 - 1st practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Ohio -

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

"Naming himself head of state, communist...

USA 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 - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...

1951 Death of Spouse/Partner
Franklin Walter OLIN died 21 May 1951, St Louis, Missouri, USA
USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm -

U.S. Presidents 1953 - January 20 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) becomes 34th President of the United States
At the Republican convention of 1952 in Chicago, Eisenhower won the presidential nomination on the...Read MORE...

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...

13 January 1954
St Louis, Missouri, USA

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Oak Grove Cemetery Bel-Nor St. Louis County Missouri, USA
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