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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - State Capitol
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - Standard Oil Company of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, La.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Standard Oil Company of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, La.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - Hotel Heidelberg
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Hotel Heidelberg

"The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center is a historic hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, originally built in 1927 as the Heidelberg... Read MORE...

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1719 - Baton Rouge founded

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1849 - Baton Rouge became capital of Louisiana

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1862 - May 12 - Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana

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News  1871 - A TERRIFIC TORNADO EXPERIENCED IN LOUISIANA. THE TORNADO IN LOUISIANA. GREAT DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY - TWO NEGROES KILLED AND MANY INJURED --DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND BOATS $400,000.
New Orleans, May 4. - A tornado swept over Baton Rouge and vicinity on Tuesday, causing great...Read MORE...

News  1901 - Barns at the Angola Convict Farm Destroyed by Fire.
Baton Rouge, La., July 9. – One set of barns at Angola state farm, consisting of two buildings, was ...Read MORE...

1916
Baton Rouge, a city, the capital of Louisiana and of East Baton Rouge parish, is situated on the...Read MORE...

1922 - April 4 - WAAB (Baton Rouge La) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls

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News  1928 - PLANE CRASH KILLS TWO.
Baton Rouge, La., April 12. (AP) - Lieutenant KENNETH BOYD, Washington, D. C., and Corporal ERNEST...Read MORE...

1935 - September 8 – Carl Weiss kills Huey Long, U.S. Senator from Louisiana, in the Louisiana Capitol Building in Baton Rouge.

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September 8, 1935
News  1951 - BATON ROUGE BLAST WRECKS 3 GAS TANKS. TWO KILLED, 10 INJURED IN GREAT EXPLOSION AT STANDARD OIL.
Baton Rouge, La. - (U.P.) - A thunderous gasoline explosion killed two men and injured 10 and...Read MORE...

1953 - April 19 - WAFB TV channel 9 in Baton Rouge, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1969 - July 31 - National Guard mobilizes in racial disturbances in Baton Rouge, La

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bell
flag  James BELL (06/06/1918, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - 1984, Orange, California, USA)

Rayne
flag  Phyllis Ann RAYNE (4 March 1934, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - 31 August 2009, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Chenier
flag  Joseph CHENIER (January 21, 1923, Vacherie, Louisiana, USA - January 23, 1977, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

David
flag  Ruth Margaret DAVID (April 30, 1917, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - 9 November 2003, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA) gravestone

LeMieux
World War II Soldier flag  Joseph Ferdinad LEMIEUX ( Jan. 1, 1922, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - 27 July 1987, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA) gravestone

Lindsley
flag  Lyman LINDSLEY (1840, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA - 24 March 1863, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

RAYNE
flag  Phyllis Ann RAYNE (4 March 1934, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - 31 August 2009, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1958
Charles David REED (8 January 1932 - 6 May 2005) & Phyllis Ann RAYNE (4 March 1934 - 31 August 2009)
married 27 December 1958
 

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