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 flag  Franklin Walter  OLIN

  (b. 9 January 1860Woodford, Bennington, Vermont, USA   d. 21 May 1951St Louis, Missouri, USA )  
Summary: Franklin Walter OLIN was born 9 January 1860 in Woodford, Bennington, Vermont, USA. Franklin Walter OLIN was the child of

He married  Mary Mott MOULTON 28 May 1889 in Toledo, Ohio, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Mary Mott MOULTON  was born 18 April 1864 in Toledo, Ohio, USA .  She died 13 January 1954 in St Louis, Missouri, USA .  She was the daughter of John Henry MOULTON and Mary Elizabeth SCOTT.

Franklin Walter OLIN died 21 May 1951 in St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Occupation: famous industrialist


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Founder of "Olin Corporation" (This name was adopted in 1969.)

In 1892, he founded the "Equitable Powder Manufacturing Company".

In 1898, he founded "Western Cartridge Company".

In 1931, he bought Winchester.

His wife was Mary Moulton Olin.

He was also a professional baseball player: 1884 - 1885. He was on the teams, "Detroit Wolverines", "Toledo Blue Stockings", & "Washington Nationals".

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Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1787: Constitutional Convention, made up of delegates from 12 of the original 13 colonies, meets in Philadelphia to draft the U.S. Constitution.

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Blanke's Kofeko
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Franklin Walter OLIN married flag Mary Mott MOULTON-- Date: 28 May 1889 Place: Toledo, Ohio, USA
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Mary Mott MOULTON was the daughter of John Henry MOULTON and Mary Elizabeth SCOTT


Name: Franklin W. Olin
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Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 28 May 1889
Event Place: Lucas, Ohio, United States
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Spouse's Name: Mary N. Moulton
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GS Film Number: 912941
Digital Folder Number: 004017292
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"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ 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.

Children:
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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Birth
9 January 1860
Woodford, Bennington, Vermont, USA

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...


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 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...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.

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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 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...


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...


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...


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

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

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

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

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).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

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

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

News 1887 - A CIRCUS TRAIN WRECKED. WILD ANIMALS ESCAPE, BUT ARE EASILY CAPTURED - ONE MAN KILLED.
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
Franklin Walter OLIN and Mary Mott MOULTON 28 May 1889, Toledo, Ohio, USA
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

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

WeatherForYou.com - 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

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

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
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
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. www.e-referencedesk.com/ ...Read MORE...


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


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


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...


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: Franklin W Olin
Age: 40
Birth Date: Jun 1860
Birthplace: Vermont
Home in 1900: Alton Ward ...Read MORE...


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.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
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
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.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

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

June 16, 1903

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...


News 1904 - TEN DROP TO THEIR DEATH - EMPLOYES OF THE BROWN SHOE COMPANY AT ST. LOUIS CROWD AT ELEVATOR. BREAK DOWN THE GUARDS
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...

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

www.wikipedia.org - 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

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

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

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

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1910 Alton, Illinois
Name: Franklyn W Olin
Age in 1910: 49
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Vermont
Home in...Read MORE...


World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and ...Read MORE...


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


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.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

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

www.americaslibrary.gov - 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...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - America is at war. Amidst the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in congress, the House early...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of...Read MORE...


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:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. (Wikipedia)

The President's message again makes clear his desire that Congress repeal "war-time"...Read MORE...


1920 Alton, Illinois
Name: F W Olin
Age: 59
Birth Year: abt 1861
Birthplace: Vermont
Home in 1920: Alton Ward 1,...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 www.almanac.com - April 26, 1921

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...Read MORE...


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

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...


USA 1929 - October 24–29 – Wall Street Crash of 1929: Three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than $30 billion from the New York Stock Exchange (10 times greater than the annual budget of the federal government).
In the 1920s, the stock market was rapidly growing. Many investors hoped to quickly get rich.

The Great Crash affected everyone, even those who had not bought stocks. People ran to their banks to...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...


USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
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...Read MORE...


USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.
Bank Holiday Causes Flood of Freak News
Church Calls Moratorium; Movies on Credit; Lucky San Pedro
(By United Press)
NEW YORK, March 3 - Mrs. Martha Laughran, Brooklyn boarding house keeper,...Read MORE...


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...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - 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...


USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.
LIFE IN DUST BOWL OF UNITED STATES BEING RULED TODAY BY THREE WORDS - "IF IT RAINS"

By Robert Geiger
(Associated Press Staff Writer.)
GUYON, Okla., April 15. - (AP.) - Three little words -...Read MORE...


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...Read MORE...


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.

by...Read MORE...


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...


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

www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938

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

April 30, 1939

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

September 1, 1939

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.

www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941

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


USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech" to a Joint session of the United States Congress at 12:30 p.m. EST (17.30 GMT). Transmitted live over all four major...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.
The attack on Pearl Harbor launched a rash of fear about national security, especially on the West Coast. In February 1942, just two months after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt as...Read MORE...


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 (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942

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...Read MORE...


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
PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE

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

By...Read MORE...


World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
155,000 Allied troops shipped from England land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France, beginning Operation Overlord and the Invasion of Normandy. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the ...Read MORE...


World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
WORLD IS AT PEACE
Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day Today

Truman Lauds Day of Victory Over Tyranny
Bright New Era of Hope of International Good Will...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - February 25, 1947

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...


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...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - 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...


Death
21 May 1951
St Louis, Missouri, USA


Franklin is buried at: Oak Grove Cemetery Bel-Nor St. Louis County Missouri, USA
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