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World War I Soldier flag  Hector  COLLETTE

  (b. January 28 1898Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 1977Hartford, Connecticut, USA )  

Hector COLLETTE was born January 28 1898 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA. Hector COLLETTE was the child of Hector COLLETTE and Rosilda (ST MARIE) COLLETTE and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Solomon ST-MARIE and Philomine (FORTIER) ST MARIE

He married  Dora (BONOSCONI, BANAROUI, BANASCONI ) COLLETTE .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Dora (BONOSCONI, BANAROUI, BANASCONI ) COLLETTE  was born abt. 1903 in Putnam, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of Eli BONOSCONI, BANAROU, BANASCONI,BENESCONI and Georgianna BIBEAULT.

Hector COLLETTE died 1977 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Occupation: Carpenter
Did You Know?America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: In America, price tags don't have tax included.


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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Main Street, looking W. Southbridge, Mass.
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Main Street, looking W. Southbridge, Mass.
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Marcy Street School
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Marcy Street School
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Southbridge, Mass., Post Office Square, looking West - 1907
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Southbridge, Mass., Post Office Square, looking...
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - American Optical Co. Works, Southbridge, Mass. - 1909
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - American Optical Co. - 1910
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
American Optical Co. - 1910
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - St. Mary's Church
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
St. Mary's Church
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Residence of J.C. Wells
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Residence of J.C. Wells
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - High School
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
High School
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Main American Optical Co. Factory, Southbridge, Mass.
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Main American Optical Co. Factory, Southbridge,...
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - A Portion of the American Optical Company Plant, Lensdale, Southbridge, Mass.
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A Portion of the American Optical Company Plant,...
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - American Optical Company, Southbridge, Mass.
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
American Optical Company, Southbridge, Mass.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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flag Rosilda COLLETTE (b.abt. 1922, , Connecticut, USA  d. bef. 1998, )

flag Florence COLLETTE (b.abt. 1925, , Connecticut, USA  d. 2 November 2000, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

flag Alfred COLLETTE (b.abt. 1928, , Connecticut, USA  d. bef. 1998, )

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flag Raymond COLLETTE (b.22 May 1930, Putnam, Connecticut, USA  d. 12 March 1998, Killingly, Connecticut, USA)

Events During the Lifetime of Hector COLLETTE

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1898 Birth
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
name: Hector...

News 1899 - $2,000,000 for Southbridge People?
SOUTHBRIDGE, MASS., March 17. - It is believed here that the family of Mrs Lucier, mother of...Read MORE...

News 1899 - EXPLOSION AT STATE CAPITOL. Watchmen Were Investigating Gas Leak with Lighted Lantern - One Man Injured.
Hartford, Aug. 14. - Escaping gas at the state capitol caused Night Watchman James Keefe of this...Read MORE...

News By 1900, Southbridge had a population of 10,000, with an estimated 6,000 of French-Canadian ancestry.

Street Corners of Southbridge, "The Way We Were" by Joe Capillo, 1996 -

1900 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
name: Hector Collette
residence: Southbridge town (south of river but north of South St. ...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.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

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 - August 22 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first American President to ride in an automobile when he rides in a Columbia Electric Victoria through Hartford, Connecticut. - August 22, 1902

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...

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 - Town Stricken With Diphtheria
Southbridge, Mass., Oct. 24. - An epidemic of diphtheria prevails in Southbridge to an extent that...Read MORE...

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...

News 1910 - BANK TREASURER NOT FOUND.; Shortage in Southbridge Savings Bank Believed to be About $100,000.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass, Jan. 22. - John A Hall, the Treasurer of the Southbridge Sayings Bank, which was...Read MORE...

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...

News 1913 - REVIVE GRAND TRUNK WORK. Construction of Southern New England Line to be Resumed.
Special to the New York Times.

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22 - Work is to be resumed immediately...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

Hartford, Conn., Feb. 21. - The Union Station of the New Haven Railroad here was wrecked by fire...Read MORE...

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

1917 World War I Draft Registration
name: Hector Collett
event: Draft Registration
registration date year range: 1917-1918
event...

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 1918 - Help Wanted
Help Wanted - Help Wanted in Southbridge, Mass., to work in Hamilton Woolen Co., established...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 Windham County, Connecticut
name: Hector Collette
residence: , Windham, Connecticut
estimated birth...

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...

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 - Flood
...At Hartford, Conn., 12 families were marooned on the second floors of their homes..
The Oelwein Daily Register - Iowa - November 4, 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...

News 1929 - April 7 - Record heat prevailed across New England. Hartford CT reported an afternoon high of 90 degrees. -

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...

1930 Putnam, Windham, Connecticut
name: Hector Collette
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Putnam, Windham,...

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...

1930 Birth of Child
Raymond COLLETTE was born 22 May 1930, Putnam, Connecticut, USA
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


Boston, Dec. 19 - (AP) - The board of...

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.

by...

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...

News 1938 - The Great New England Hurricane of 1938
CAT 3 - September 21, 1938
The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most destructive ...Read MORE...

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

News 1938 - New Mask Invented - His Face Is Dirty
His Face Is Dirty - Seeking to combat silicosis, lung malady suffered by those who work in dust,...Read MORE...

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

News 1939 - First FM radio station, WDRC-FM began broadcasting in Hartford / resources/ state-facts/ connecticut.html -

News 1939 - When World War II broke out, Southbridge had a population of 16,801.

Street Corners of Southbridge, "The Way We Were" by Joe Capillo, 1996 -

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 Putnam, Windham, Connecticut
name: Hector Collette
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event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Ward 3,...

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

By...

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
Sky News...

News 1944 - July 6 - Ringling Brothers Circus tent fire in Hartford took 168 lives.
1944 - July 6 - World's largest circus tent catches fire at Ringling Brother's - Barnum & Bailey...Read MORE...

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...

News 1945 - Maker of Bomb Very Depressed
Maker of Bomb Very Depressed - Southbridge, Mass. August 17 (UP) - A scientist who helped develop...Read MORE...

News 1945 - Radio Phone for Pocket Use to Be On Market Soon
"Radio Phone for Pocket Use to Be On Market Soon -- Southbridge, Mass., August 23 (UP) - A...Read MORE...

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

The Best Film Archives (

Japan...

News 1946 - Women See Colors Better
Women See Colors Better - Southbridge, Mass (UP) - The American Optical Co., studying the incidence ...Read MORE...

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...

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

News 1949 - Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents - Bad Place to Sleep
...A Hartford youth, pronounced by police to be under the influence of liquor after he left a...Read MORE...

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

"Naming himself head of state, communist...

News 1950 - November 25-26 - Wind gusts to 100 mph recorded at Hartford CT

The Weather Channel -

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...

News 1951 - New Goggles
American Optical Co. of Southbridge, Mass. has a new airtight industrial goggle for use in working...Read MORE...

News 1951 - New Machine Take Blood Directly from Veins for Red Cross
New Machine Take Blood Directly from Veins for Red Cross - Southbridge, Mass. - (UP) - A new...Read MORE...

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...

News 1955 - WESO On the Air
March 20 - Radio Station WESO goes on the air for a first time. Announcers and newscasters are Bob...Read MORE...

News 1957 - University of Hartford founded.

Timeline of Connecticut History -

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins
Russian People Tickled Pink at Success of Their Sputnik

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are...

News 1958 - Ames Worsted Textile Company
Milton and Irving Gilman open their first store in the Ames Worsted Textile Co. mill in...Read MORE...

USA 1958 - NASA formed

News 1960 - Front Street redevelopment
Ground broken for first building in Hartford's Front Street redevelopment area; now known as...Read MORE...

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960
The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established ...Read MORE...

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

U.S. Presidents 1961 - January 20 - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) becomes 35th President of the United States
On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald...Read MORE...

News 1961 - Keeping Out Noise
Southbridge, Mass. (UPI) - A new plastic, anti-noise ear plug for military and commercial aviation...Read MORE...

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

U.S. Presidents 1963 - Novmember 22 - Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) becomes 36th President of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy
At the height of his power as Senate leader, Johnson sought the Democratic nomination for president ...Read MORE...

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964
This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in ...Read MORE...

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 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...Read MORE...

Invention 1968 - The ATM is invented (Don Wetzel, United States)

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

CBS News (

April 4, 1968: U.S. civil rights leader...

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

U.S. Presidents 1969 - January 20 - Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994) becomes 37th President of the United States

January 20, 1969

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing
Reading Through History...

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was ...Read MORE...

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

March 29, 1973

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974
Equal Credit Opportunity Act passes in the US. Until then, banks required single, widowed or...Read MORE...

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

U.S. Presidents 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

News 1975 - Ames Has Grand Opening At New Amenia Store
From a humble beginning in an old factory building in 1958 to a modern new store in Amenia to serve ...Read MORE...

Hartford, Connecticut, USA

U.S. Social Security Death Index
first name: Hector
middle name:
last name: Collette
name suffix:
birth date: 28 January 1898
social security number: 040-03-9559
place of issuance: Connecticut
last residence: Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut
zip code of last residence: 06067
death date : September 1977
estimated age at death: 79

Colonel Raymond F. Gates Memorial Cemetery Rocky Hill Hartford County Connecticut, USA
Added: 12/10/2008 4:47:38 PM

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