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                          The Life of Harlan, Nora (Dishon)
1921/08/12 to ----/--/-- female No children
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1921/--/-- -1 - Alexander rules the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
1921/--/-- -1 - American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are found guilty of murder.
1921/--/-- -1 - Berber tribes under Abd el-Krim attack garrisons in Spanish Morocco.
1921/--/-- -1 - French cubist artist Fernand Leger paints Three Women.
1921/--/-- -1 - German surrealist artist Max Ernst paints L'Elephant celebes.
1921/--/-- -1 - Harding is inaugurated as the 29th U.S. president; Coolidge becomes vice-president.
1921/--/-- -1 - Japanese premier Hara Takashi is assassinated.
1921/--/-- -1 - Latin lover Rudolph Valentino stars in the silent film The Sheik.
1921/--/-- -1 - Luigi Pirandello's play Six Characters in Search of an Author is produced.
1921/--/-- -1 - Mexican artist Diego Rivera begins painting murals depicting contemporary Mexican life.
1921/--/-- -1 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is created by Royal Charter.
1921/--/-- -1 - The Irish Free State becomes a self-governing dominion of Britain.
1921/--/-- -1 - The Reparations Commission fixes Germany's liability at 132 billion gold marks.
1921/--/-- -1 - W. L. MacKenzie King is elected prime minister of Canada for the first time.
1921/--/-- -1 - Warren G. Harding (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1921/03/06 -1 *** Harlan, Eary W. [Uncle] & Baise, Vesta Lee (Harlan) - Married
1921/08/12 0 *** Harlan, Nora (Dishon) - Born to Harlan, John Thomas and Griffin, Ada Ermon (Harlan)
1921/10/-- 0 - World Series NL NEW YORK (5) AL NEW YORK (3)
1921/10/02 0 *** Zachary, Velma Marie (Sanders) [1st cousin] - Born to Zachary, Thomas Marion and Griffin, Sarah Lou Ella (Zachary)
1922/--/-- 0 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot writes The Waste Land.
1922/--/-- 0 - Constantine I abdicates as king of Greece; is succeeded by George II.
1922/--/-- 0 - DeWitt Wallace launches Reader's Digest magazine.
1922/--/-- 0 - Egypt achieves independence from Britain and becomes a monarchy under Fuad I.
1922/--/-- 0 - Emily Post publishes Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home.
1922/--/-- 0 - English Egyptologist Howard Carter excavates Tutankhamen's tomb.
1922/--/-- 0 - English composer William Walton composes Facade.
1922/--/-- 0 - Explorer Roy Chapman Andrews discovers the first fossil dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert.
1922/--/-- 0 - Irish poet and novelist James Joyce publishes Ulysses.
1922/--/-- 0 - Irish revolutionary statesman Michael Collins is assassinated.
1922/--/-- 0 - Kemal Ataturk's attempts to restore Turkish territory leads to the Chanak Crisis.
1922/--/-- 0 - Mahatma Gandhi is imprisoned for civil disobedience in India.
1922/--/-- 0 - Robert Flaherty produces the first major film documentary Nanook of the North.
1922/--/-- 0 - The Fascists march on Rome; King Victor Emmanuel III names Mussolini prime minister.
1922/--/-- 0 - William T. Cosgrave becomes the first prime minister of the Irish Free State.
1922/02/01 0 *** Griffin, John Henry [Grandfather] - Died Albany, Kentucky Peolia Cemetery
1922/10/-- 1 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1923/--/-- 1 - "King" Oliver's Creole Jazz Band is the first black band to be recorded.
1923/--/-- 1 - Adolf Hitler's coup d'etat in Munich fails; he is captured and imprisoned.
1923/--/-- 1 - Aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt opens a factory in Germany.
1923/--/-- 1 - American poet E. E. Cummings writes the novel The Enormous Room.
1923/--/-- 1 - Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce found the weekly newsmagazine Time.
1923/--/-- 1 - Calvin Coolidge (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1923/--/-- 1 - Child violinist Yehudi Menuhin makes his public debut at age 7.
1923/--/-- 1 - Filmmaker Cecil B. De Mille directs the biblical epic The Ten Commandments.
1923/--/-- 1 - French and Belgian troops occupy the Ruhr to enforce German war reparations.
1923/--/-- 1 - General Miguel Primo de Rivera rules as dictator of Spain.
1923/--/-- 1 - Irish poet William Butler Yeats wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1923/--/-- 1 - Italy becomes first fascist state
1923/--/-- 1 - Jewish philosopher Martin Buber publishes Ich und Du (I and Thou).
1923/--/-- 1 - Physicist Hermann Oberth publishes The Rocket into Planetary Space.
1923/--/-- 1 - Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva invents the autogiro.
1923/--/-- 1 - Stanley Baldwin becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1923/--/-- 1 - The Treaty of Lausanne establishes the boundaries of modern Turkey.
1923/--/-- 1 - Tokyo and Yokohama are destroyed by an earthquake; 100,000 are killed.
1923/--/-- 1 - Turkey is declared a republic; Ataturk Kemal becomes the first president.
1923/--/-- 1 - Vladimir Zworykin patents the iconoscope, the first television transmission tube.
1923/--/-- 1 - Warren G. Harding dies; Calvin Coolidge is inaugurated as the 30th U.S. president.
1923/01/09 1 *** Cummings, Joe Frank [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1923/10/-- 2 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1924/--/-- 2 - Adolf Hitler publishes his Nazi political tract Mein Kampf (My Battle).
1924/--/-- 2 - Arab leader Ibn Saud drives the Hashimites from Mecca.
1924/--/-- 2 - English novelist E.M. Forster publishes A Passage To India.
1924/--/-- 2 - French physicist Louis de Broglie proposes the wavelength nature of particles.
1924/--/-- 2 - German novelist Thomas Mann publishes The Magic Mountain.
1924/--/-- 2 - J. Edgar Hoover is appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (renamed the FBI).
1924/--/-- 2 - Ramsay MacDonald forms the first Labour government in Britain.
1924/--/-- 2 - Schrodinger proposes wave mechanics
1924/--/-- 2 - Soviet leader Lenin dies; new leader Joseph Stalin begins a purge of his opponents.
1924/--/-- 2 - The Boston Bruins become the first professional ice hockey team.
1924/--/-- 2 - The military declare a republic in Greece; King George II is exiled.
1924/--/-- 2 - U.S. Congress investigates suspicious dealings in the Teapot Dome scandal.
1924/08/25 3 *** Allen, Geneva Mae (Davis) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Griffin, Nora Lorene (Allen)
1924/09/14 3 *** Cummings, Mary Elizabeth (Rogers) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1924/10/-- 3 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL WASHINGTON (4)
1925/--/-- 3 - Ahmed Zogu proclaims Albania a monarchy and rules as King Zog.
1925/--/-- 3 - American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.
1925/--/-- 3 - American writer John Dos Passos publishes Manhattan Transfer.
1925/--/-- 3 - Astronomer Edwin Hubble composes a classification scheme for galaxies.
1925/--/-- 3 - Automaker Walter P. Chrysler founds the Chrysler Corporation.
1925/--/-- 3 - Black American dancer Josephine Baker stars in La Revue negre in Paris.
1925/--/-- 3 - Clarence Birdseye begins marketing his quick-frozen food packages.
1925/--/-- 3 - Friedrich Ebert dies; Paul von Hindenburg becomes president of the German republic.
1925/--/-- 3 - John T. Scopes is tried in Tennessee for teaching the theory of evolution.
1925/--/-- 3 - Reza Shah Pahlavi rules as shah of Iran.
1925/--/-- 3 - Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein directs The Battleship Potemkin.
1925/--/-- 3 - Swiss-born artist Paul Klee paints Fish Magic.
1925/--/-- 3 - The Locarno Pact finalizes the treaties between the World War I protagonists.
1925/--/-- 3 - The New Yorker magazine is founded in New York City.
1925/--/-- 3 - The all-black revue Runnin' Wild introduces the Charleston dance craze.
1925/02/20 3 *** Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch) [1st cousin] & Bunch, John W. - Married
1925/06/25 3 *** Harlan, Dora Elsie (Upchurch) [Sister] - Born to Harlan, John Thomas and Griffin, Ada Ermon (Harlan) born in Clinton County Kentucky on the 25th or maybe 21st June 1925
1925/10/-- 4 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL WASHINGTON (3)
1925/10/19 4 *** Ewing, Annie (Harlan) & Harlan, Arthur [Brother] - Married
1926/--/-- 4 - American artist Georgia O'Keeffe paints her flower portrait Black Iris.
1926/--/-- 4 - American golfer Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open and the British Open tournaments.
1926/--/-- 4 - American physicist Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-propellant rocket.
1926/--/-- 4 - Antonio Oscar de Fragoso Carmona becomes president after a military coup in Portugal.
1926/--/-- 4 - Chiang Kai-shek organizes the Northern Expedition to unite China.
1926/--/-- 4 - Eamon De Valera organizes the Fianna Fail party in the Republic of Ireland.
1926/--/-- 4 - English author A.A. Milne writes the children's book Winnie-the-Pooh.
1926/--/-- 4 - French troops in Morocco subdue a tribal rebellion led by Abd el-Krim.
1926/--/-- 4 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
1926/--/-- 4 - Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan.
1926/--/-- 4 - Nobile, Amundsen and Ellsworth pilot the airship Norge over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 4 - Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett make the first airplane flight over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 4 - Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich premiers his First Symphony.
1926/--/-- 4 - The General Strike breaks out in Britain involving 3 million workers.
1926/--/-- 4 - The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is organized in Chicago.
1926/--/-- 4 - U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua to suppress a revolution (they depart in 1933).
1926/02/11 4 *** Cummings, Johnny Anselum [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1926/09/27 5 *** Harlan, Arthur David [Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan)
1926/10/-- 5 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1927/--/-- 5 - American dancer Isadora Duncan is killed in a tragic car accident.
1927/--/-- 5 - American writer Thornton Wilder publishes The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
1927/--/-- 5 - Baseball player Babe Ruth scores a record 60 home runs for the New York Yankees.
1927/--/-- 5 - Blackface singer Al Jolson appears in the first sound motion picture The Jazz Singer.
1927/--/-- 5 - Charles Lindbergh flies solo nonstop from New York to Paris in 33.5 hours.
1927/--/-- 5 - Civil war in China
1927/--/-- 5 - Comedy team Laurel and Hardy appear in their first film Putting Pants on Philip.
1927/--/-- 5 - Dancer Martha Graham opens her first dance studio in New York City.
1927/--/-- 5 - Duke Ellington's jazz band stars at Harlem's Cotton Club in New York City.
1927/--/-- 5 - English novelist Virginia Woolf writes To The Lighthouse.
1927/--/-- 5 - Finnish architect Alvar Aalto designs the Turun Sanomat newspaper building.
1927/--/-- 5 - Georges Lemaitre proposes an expanding model for the creation of the universe.
1927/--/-- 5 - German filmmaker Fritz Lang directs the futuristic film Metropolis.
1927/--/-- 5 - German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse publishes Steppenwolf.
1927/--/-- 5 - Helen Newington Wills wins the Wimbledon tennis championship.
1927/--/-- 5 - Lindbergh crosses Atlantic non-stop
1927/--/-- 5 - The Iron Guard fascist organization is founded in Romania.
1927/06/18 5 *** Bunch, Gaylord J. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bunch, John W. and Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch) Barren County KY
1927/10/-- 6 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1927/10/20 6 *** Arnold, Maxie [1st cousin] - Born to Arnold, Luther B.
1927/11/16 6 *** Cummings, Eula Mae Sloan "Poodle" (Norris) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1928/--/-- 6 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
1928/--/-- 6 - American anthropologist Margaret Mead publishes Coming of Age in Samoa.
1928/--/-- 6 - American comedy team Amos 'n' Andy produce their first radio show.
1928/--/-- 6 - American composer Virgil Thomson writes the opera Four Saints in Three Acts.
1928/--/-- 6 - Arturo Toscanini is made conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
1928/--/-- 6 - Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play The Front Page is produced.
1928/--/-- 6 - Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill collaborate on the play The Threepenny Opera.
1928/--/-- 6 - British bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
1928/--/-- 6 - Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking; the Kuomintang government is established.
1928/--/-- 6 - English novelist Evelyn Waugh publishes Decline and Fall.
1928/--/-- 6 - English physicist Paul Dirac formulates a mathematical description of elementary particles.
1928/--/-- 6 - French composer Maurice Ravel composes the ballet Bolero.
1928/--/-- 6 - Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
1928/--/-- 6 - Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali collaborate on the surrealist film Un Chien andalou.
1928/--/-- 6 - Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca publishes Gypsy Ballads.
1928/--/-- 6 - The Chaco War breaks out between Bolivia and Paraguay over territorial disputes.
1928/--/-- 6 - The Kellog-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by 15 nations.
1928/--/-- 6 - The first Five-Year Plan for economic reform begins in the Soviet Union.
1928/--/-- 6 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the first sound cartoon.
1928/07/14 6 *** Harlan, John Howard [Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan) Born at home in Clinton Co., Kentucky
1928/10/-- 7 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1929/--/-- 7 - Alexander institutes absolute rule as king of Yugoslavia.
1929/--/-- 7 - American explorer Richard E. Byrd flies over the South Pole.
1929/--/-- 7 - American novelist William Faulkner publishes The Sound and the Fury.
1929/--/-- 7 - British poet Robert Graves publishes his war memoir Goodbye To All That.
1929/--/-- 7 - Erich Maria Remarque publishes his war novel All Quiet On the Western Front.
1929/--/-- 7 - Ernest Hemingway writes the war novel A Farewell To Arms.
1929/--/-- 7 - French artist and writer Jean Cocteau publishes Les Enfants Terribles.
1929/--/-- 7 - Heinrich Himmler is appointed head of the SS, Hitler's blackshirted elite guard.
1929/--/-- 7 - Herbert C. Hoover (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1929/--/-- 7 - Hoover is inaugurated as the 31st U.S. president; Curtis becomes vice-president.
1929/--/-- 7 - Jews and Arabs clash at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
1929/--/-- 7 - Seven Chicago gangsters are machine-gunned in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
1929/--/-- 7 - Soviet leader Joseph Stalin exiles Leon Trotsky.
1929/--/-- 7 - Stock Market crashes
1929/--/-- 7 - The Lateran Treaty creates the independent state of the Vatican City.
1929/--/-- 7 - The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is founded in New York City.
1929/--/-- 7 - The Wall Street crash leads to a world-wide economic depression.
1929/--/-- 7 - The Workers Party of America is renamed the Communist Party of the United States.
1929/--/-- 7 - The first Academy Awards are presented; Wings wins best-picture prize.
1929/08/10 7 *** Shoultz, Clara (Arnold) & Arnold, John Leslie [1st cousin] - Married
1929/10/-- 8 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1930/--/-- 8 - American artist Edward Hopper paints Early Sunday Morning.
1930/--/-- 8 - American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovers the planet Pluto.
1930/--/-- 8 - American poet Hart Crane publishes The Bridge.
1930/--/-- 8 - Artist Grant Wood paints American Gothic.
1930/--/-- 8 - British engineer Frank Whittle patents a gas turbine engine for jet aircraft.
1930/--/-- 8 - Carol II is proclaimed king of Romania.
1930/--/-- 8 - Dashiell Hammett publishes the detective novel The Maltese Falcon.
1930/--/-- 8 - English-born American writer W. H. Auden publishes his Poems.
1930/--/-- 8 - Getulio Vargas is appointed president of Brazil after a military coup.
1930/--/-- 8 - Haile Selassie is declared emperor of Ethiopia.
1930/--/-- 8 - Marlene Dietrich stars in Josef von Sternberg's film The Blue Angel.
1930/--/-- 8 - Noel Coward's play Private Lives is produced in London.
1930/--/-- 8 - The British airship R101 crashes in France.
1930/--/-- 8 - The city of Constantinople is re-named Istanbul.
1930/--/-- 8 - Vannevar Bush develops a differential analyzer, an early type of analog computer.
1930/--/-- 8 - Worldwide depression begins
1930/04/22 8 *** Cummings, Bruce Tartar [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1930/10/-- 9 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1930/11/01 9 *** Cross, Ermon (Harlan) & Harlan, Floyd [Brother] - Married Albany, KY
1930/11/01 9 *** Lawson, Ruby Ermon (Harlan) & Harlan, Luther [Brother] - Married Albany, KY
1931/--/-- 9 *** Bunch, John Walter Jr. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bunch, John W. and Arnold, Flora Belle (Bunch)
1931/--/-- 9 - American cartoonist Chester Gould creates the adventure comic strip Dick Tracy.
1931/--/-- 9 - American journalist and writer Damon Runyon publishes Guys and Dolls.
1931/--/-- 9 - American writer Pearl Buck publishes The Good Earth.
1931/--/-- 9 - Auguste Piccard makes the first manned balloon flight into the stratosphere.
1931/--/-- 9 - Ben Shahn begins a series of paintings inspired by the Sacco-Vanzetti case.
1931/--/-- 9 - Chicago gangster Al Capone is jailed for income tax evasion.
1931/--/-- 9 - Explorer George Hubert Wilkins makes a submarine voyage under the Arctic ice.
1931/--/-- 9 - Japanese forces occupy Manchuria.
1931/--/-- 9 - Lawrence invents cyclotron
1931/--/-- 9 - Organic chemist W. H. Carothers invents nylon, the first successful synthetic fiber.
1931/--/-- 9 - Radio astronomy begins when Karl Jansky detects radio waves from space.
1931/--/-- 9 - Spain is declared a republic; King Alfonso XIII abdicates.
1931/--/-- 9 - The Empire State Building becomes the tallest building in the world.
1931/--/-- 9 - The Star-Spangled Banner becomes the U.S. national anthem.
1931/02/16 9 *** Ferrell, William Carter & Arnold, Flossie Beatrice [1st cousin] - Married Gatlin, Sumner County TN
1931/09/24 10 *** Zachary, Wille Clyde [1st cousin] - Died Glenwood cem. Liberty - Casey Co. KY
1931/10/-- 10 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (3)
1932/--/-- 10 - American physicist Carl D. Anderson discovers the positron.
1932/--/-- 10 - American sculptor Alexander Calder creates his first mobile.
1932/--/-- 10 - American southern author Erskine Caldwell publishes Tobacco Road.
1932/--/-- 10 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar assumes dictatorial powers as premier of Portugal.
1932/--/-- 10 - Arab leader Ibn Saud founds the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1932/--/-- 10 - British author Aldous Huxley publishes Brave New World.
1932/--/-- 10 - Charles Lindbergh's infant son is kidnapped.
1932/--/-- 10 - Eamon de Valera is elected president of the Republic of Ireland.
1932/--/-- 10 - Engelbert Dollfuss is elected chancellor of Austria.
1932/--/-- 10 - English physicist James Chadwick discovers the neutron.
1932/--/-- 10 - Presidential nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt pledges a New Deal.
1932/--/-- 10 - Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
1932/--/-- 10 - Revolution in Siam (Thailand) replaces the monarchy with a constitutional government.
1932/--/-- 10 - Sir Oswald Mosley founds the British Union of Fascists.
1932/--/-- 10 - The Bonus Army of war veterans is dispersed by troops in Washington, D.C.
1932/--/-- 10 - The Royal Shakespeare Theater opens at Stratford-on-Avon, England.
1932/--/-- 10 - The first particle accelerator is built at the Cavendish Laboratory in England.
1932/03/29 10 *** Cummings, Billy Odell [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1932/10/-- 11 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1932/12/17 11 *** Arnold, Robert Paul & Arnold, Nettie Jewell (Arnold) [1st cousin] - Married
1933/--/-- 11 - A fossilized skull of the prehistoric Steinheim man is found in Germany.
1933/--/-- 11 - Actor Charles Laughton stars in the film The Private Life of Henry VIII.
1933/--/-- 11 - Busby Berkeley choreographs the dances for the film Gold Diggers of 1933.
1933/--/-- 11 - Dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in the film Flying Down to Rio.
1933/--/-- 11 - Edwin Armstrong invents frequency modulation (FM) to eliminate radio static.
1933/--/-- 11 - Fiorello La Guardia is elected mayor of New York City for the first time.
1933/--/-- 11 - Frances Perkins becomes the first woman cabinet member in U.S. history.
1933/--/-- 11 - Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1933/--/-- 11 - French novelist and political activist Andre Malraux publishes Man's Fate.
1933/--/-- 11 - Fulgencio Batista leads a military coup against Gerardo Machado y Morales in Cuba.
1933/--/-- 11 - Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey found their first swing band.
1933/--/-- 11 - Joseph Goebbels is appointed as minister of propaganda for the Nazi party.
1933/--/-- 11 - Mae West stars in the films She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel.
1933/--/-- 11 - Norwegian fascist Vidkun Quisling founds the National Unity party.
1933/--/-- 11 - President Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany.
1933/--/-- 11 - Roosevelt begins "New Deal"
1933/--/-- 11 - Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 32nd U.S. president; Garner becomes vice-president.
1933/--/-- 11 - The 21st Amendment ends the prohibition era in the U.S.
1933/--/-- 11 - The Marx Brothers star in the classic comedy film Duck Soup.
1933/--/-- 11 - The National Recovery Administration (NRA) is launched by President Roosevelt.
1933/--/-- 11 - The Nazis erect the first concentration camps in Germany.
1933/--/-- 11 - The Public Works Administration (PWA) is formed to fund public construction projects.
1933/--/-- 11 - The Reichstag fire gives the Nazis a pretext for outlawing the German Communist party.
1933/--/-- 11 - The Stavisky affair causes a financial scandal in France.
1933/10/-- 12 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL WASHINGTON (1)
1934/--/-- 12 - Adolf Hitler becomes "Fueher" of Germany
1934/--/-- 12 - Alexander, king of Yugoslavia, is assassinated; his son Peter II succeeds him.
1934/--/-- 12 - American cartoonist Al Capp begins the comic strip Li'l Abner.
1934/--/-- 12 - Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss is murdered by Austrian Nazis.
1934/--/-- 12 - Cole Porter writes the score for the Broadway musical Anything Goes.
1934/--/-- 12 - Drought leads to severe dust storms in the Dust Bowl region of the Great Plains.
1934/--/-- 12 - Elijah Muhammad becomes leader of the Nation of Islam (the Black Muslims).
1934/--/-- 12 - Fermi creates plutonium
1934/--/-- 12 - George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein found The School of American Ballet.
1934/--/-- 12 - Henry Miller publishes the Tropic of Cancer. (It is banned in the U.S. until 1961.)
1934/--/-- 12 - Hitler becomes Fuhrer (leader) of Germany after Hindenburg's death.
1934/--/-- 12 - John Dillinger, public enemy number one, is killed by the FBI.
1934/--/-- 12 - Lazaro Cardenas is chosen by Plutarco Calles as president of Mexico.
1934/--/-- 12 - Lillian Hellman's play The Children's Hour is produced.
1934/--/-- 12 - Mao Tse-tung leads the Chinese Communists on the Long March.
1934/--/-- 12 - Naturalist Charles W. Beebe makes a record dive of 3,028 ft in a bathyscaphe.
1934/--/-- 12 - SA leader Ernst Roehm is assassinated on the orders of Hitler.
1934/--/-- 12 - Surrealist artist Rene Magritte paints The Human Condition.
1934/--/-- 12 - The British ocean liner Queen Mary is launched.
1934/--/-- 12 - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is formed to regulate broadcasting.
1934/--/-- 12 - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is formed to protect U.S. investors.
1934/03/15 12 *** Griffin, Delia Ann (Crabtree) [Aunt] - Died Peolia Cemetery
1934/07/30 12 *** Harlan, Baylos Eugene [Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan)
1934/08/25 13 *** Cummings, Peggy Jane (Creekmore) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1934/09/15 13 *** Harlan, Doris Adajeome (Lewis) [Niece] - Born to Harlan, Luther and Lawson, Ruby Ermon (Harlan)
1934/10/-- 13 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1935/--/-- 13 *** Dorsey, Royce Leon [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Harlan, Effie May (Dorsey)
1935/--/-- 13 - American writer Thomas Wolfe publishes Of Time and the River.
1935/--/-- 13 - Arthur Dempster discovers U-235, the isotope of uranium used in atomic bombs.
1935/--/-- 13 - Child film actress Shirley Temple stars in The Little Colonel.
1935/--/-- 13 - Controversial Louisiana senator Huey P. Long is assassinated.
1935/--/-- 13 - Eduard Benes succeeds Tomas Masaryk as president of Czechoslovakia.
1935/--/-- 13 - Errol Flynn stars in the swashbuckling adventure film Captain Blood.
1935/--/-- 13 - Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock directs The 39 Steps.
1935/--/-- 13 - George Gershwin composes the modern American opera Porgy and Bess.
1935/--/-- 13 - Hitler announces German rearmament in violation of the Treaty of Versailles.
1935/--/-- 13 - Italy invades Abyssinia (now Ethiopia).
1935/--/-- 13 - King of Swing Benny Goodman forms the Benny Goodman Trio.
1935/--/-- 13 - Leni Riefenstahl directs the Nazi propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
1935/--/-- 13 - Physicist Hideki Yukawa predicts the existence of the meson subatomic particle.
1935/--/-- 13 - Robert Sherwood's play The Petrified Forest is produced.
1935/--/-- 13 - Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt patents the first practical radar system.
1935/--/-- 13 - Social Security Act provides retirement insurance
1935/--/-- 13 - Swedish film actress Greta Garbo stars in Anna Karenina.
1935/--/-- 13 - The Monopoly board game is patented in the U.S.
1935/--/-- 13 - The Moscow subway is opened.
1935/--/-- 13 - The Nuremberg Racial Laws deprive German Jews of their citizenship.
1935/--/-- 13 - The monarchy is restored in Greece under George II.
1935/05/20 13 *** Allen, Howard G. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Griffin, Nora Lorene (Allen)
1935/05/20 13 *** Allen, Howard G. [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1935/10/-- 14 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL DETROIT (4)
1935/11/14 14 *** Cummings, Donald Lee [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1936/--/-- 14 - Black athlete Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals at the Berlin Olympic Games.
1936/--/-- 14 - Boulder Dam is completed in Arizona (it is renamed Hoover Dam in 1947).
1936/--/-- 14 - Edward VIII abdicates as king of Great Britain; he is succeeded by George VI.
1936/--/-- 14 - HItler and Mussolini announce the Rome-Berlin Axis (alliance).
1936/--/-- 14 - Henry R. Luce begins publishing Life magazine.
1936/--/-- 14 - Ioannis Metaxas establishes a dictatorship in Greece.
1936/--/-- 14 - Italy and Germany send military forces and aid to support Franco in Spain.
1936/--/-- 14 - Italy annexes Abyssinia (Ethiopia); Emperor Haile Selassie is exiled.
1936/--/-- 14 - Japan concludes the Anti-Comintern Pact with Germany.
1936/--/-- 14 - John Maynard Keynes writes The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money.
1936/--/-- 14 - Margaret Mitchell publishes her only novel Gone With the Wind.
1936/--/-- 14 - Olympic ice skater Sonja Henie turns professional.
1936/--/-- 14 - Spanish Civil War
1936/--/-- 14 - Stalin begins the Great Purge of Soviet Russia's political and military leadership.
1936/--/-- 14 - The British Broadcasting Service (BBC) begins the first public television service.
1936/--/-- 14 - The Soviet Union and the International Brigades support the Nationalists in Spain.
1936/--/-- 14 - The Spanish Civil War begins when General Franco leads a military revolt.
1936/--/-- 14 - The works of the composer Dmitry Shostakovich are denounced in Russia.
1936/01/-- 14 - Edward VIII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1936/10/-- 15 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1936/12/10 15 - George VI succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland upon the abdication of E
1937/--/-- 15 *** Dorsey, Doris Yvonne (Pamplin) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Harlan, Effie May (Dorsey)
1937/--/-- 15 - American author John Steinbeck publishes Of Mice and Men.
1937/--/-- 15 - Anastasio Somoza Garcia becomes president of Nicaragua.
1937/--/-- 15 - Aviatrix Amelia Earhart is lost during a flight across the Pacific.
1937/--/-- 15 - Ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn debuts in Giselle at Sadler's Wells, London.
1937/--/-- 15 - Danish author Isak Dinesen publishes her autobiography Out of Africa.
1937/--/-- 15 - Dow Chemical develops plastics
1937/--/-- 15 - English writer and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien publishes the fantasy novel The Hobbit.
1937/--/-- 15 - Farouk succeeds Fuad I as king of Egypt.
1937/--/-- 15 - Frank Lloyd Wright begins building the Taliesin West complex in Arizona.
1937/--/-- 15 - French filmmaker Jean Renoir directs Grand Illusion.
1937/--/-- 15 - German aircraft supporting Franco's forces destroy the town of Guernica in Spain.
1937/--/-- 15 - Joe Louis the Brown Bomber wins the heavyweight boxing championship.
1937/--/-- 15 - Nationalist and Communist forces unite to combat the Japanese in China.
1937/--/-- 15 - Neville Chamberlain succeeds Stanley Baldwin as prime minister of Britain.
1937/--/-- 15 - Swing bandleader Artie Shaw records Begin the Beguine.
1937/--/-- 15 - The Duke of Windsor (former King Edward VIII) marries the divorcee Mrs. Simpson.
1937/--/-- 15 - The German airship Hindenburg is destroyed by fire at Lakehurst, N.J.
1937/--/-- 15 - The Golden Gate Bridge is opened in San Francisco.
1937/--/-- 15 - The Japanese invasion of China begins the Second Sino-Japanese War.
1937/05/02 15 - George VI crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Cosm
1937/06/29 15 *** Harlan, Norman Ewing [Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan)
1937/10/-- 16 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1937/12/22 16 *** Cummings, Carolyn Ann (Hutchison) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Cummings, Odell Ansolem and Griffin, Rosa Jane (Cummings)
1938/--/-- 16 - A coelacanth, a fish thought extinct for 65 million years, is caught off the cost of Africa.
1938/--/-- 16 - American composer Aaron Copland writes the ballet score for Billy the Kid.
1938/--/-- 16 - American singer Ella Fitzgerald records A-tisket, A-tasket.
1938/--/-- 16 - British prime minister Neville Chamberlain declares "peace for our time."
1938/--/-- 16 - Chamberlain and Daladier appease Hitler at the Munich Conference.
1938/--/-- 16 - Chester Carlson invents xerography, the first electrostatic dry-copying process.
1938/--/-- 16 - Don Budge becomes the first player to win the Grand Slam (4 tennis championships).
1938/--/-- 16 - General Franco isolates the Republican forces in Spain and attacks Catalonia.
1938/--/-- 16 - German chemist Otto Hahn discovers the principles of nuclear fission.
1938/--/-- 16 - Germany occupies the Sudetenland in western Czechoslovakia.
1938/--/-- 16 - Hitler invades Austria; a union (Anschluss) of Austria and Germany is proclaimed.
1938/--/-- 16 - Hungarian Lajos Biro invents the first practical ball-point pen.
1938/--/-- 16 - Ismet Inonu succeeds Kemal Atuturk as president of Turkey.
1938/--/-- 16 - Jewish property is attacked in Germany in the Kristallnacht (night of broken glass).
1938/--/-- 16 - Jewish psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud flees to England to escape Nazi persecution.
1938/--/-- 16 - Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds causes panic in the U.S.
1938/--/-- 16 - Swing musician Glenn Miller organizes his band.
1938/--/-- 16 - The House Committee on Un-American Activities investigates U.S. subversives.
1938/--/-- 16 - The U.S. and Britain send aid to the Chinese in their war against Japan.
1938/--/-- 16 - Thornton Wilder wins the Pulitzer Prize for his play Our Town.
1938/--/-- 16 - Walt Disney's feature-length cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is shown.
1938/05/02 16 *** Harlan, Mary Belle [Aunt] - Died shot and killed by Lucian Arnold. Big Meadow Church cem Barren Co. KY
1938/10/-- 17 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1939/--/-- 17 - American author Nathanael West publishes The Day of the Locust.
1939/--/-- 17 - American novelist John Steinbeck publishes The Grapes of Wrath.
1939/--/-- 17 - An Anglo-Saxon burial ship is excavated at Sutton Hoo in England.
1939/--/-- 17 - Britain and France declare war on Germany but are unable to aid Poland.
1939/--/-- 17 - Child film actress Judy Garland stars in the musical The Wizard of Oz.
1939/--/-- 17 - Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh star in the film Gone With the Wind.
1939/--/-- 17 - English author Christopher Isherwood publishes Goodbye to Berlin.
1939/--/-- 17 - Foreign ministers Ribbentrop and Molotov sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact of nonaggression.
1939/--/-- 17 - General Franco's forces capture Madrid, ending the Spanish Civil War.
1939/--/-- 17 - Germany and Italy form the Pact of Steel military alliance.
1939/--/-- 17 - Germany invades Poland, beginning World War II.
1939/--/-- 17 - Igor Sikorsky develops America's first successful helicopter.
1939/--/-- 17 - Italian forces occupy Albania; King Zog is forced into exile.
1939/--/-- 17 - Physical chemist Linus Pauling publishes The Nature of the Chemical Bond.
1939/--/-- 17 - President Roosevelt (prompted by Einstein) orders a U.S. effort to build an atomic bomb.
1939/--/-- 17 - President Roosevelt declares U.S. neutrality in World War II.
1939/--/-- 17 - Robert Gordon Menzies succeeds Joseph Lyons as prime minister of Australia.
1939/--/-- 17 - Soviet troops invade Poland; Germany and the USSR partition the country.
1939/--/-- 17 - Swiss chemist Paul Muller discovers the chemical insecticide DDT.
1939/--/-- 17 - The He 176, the first jet airplane, takes to the air in Germany.
1939/--/-- 17 - The Russo-Finnish War begins with the Soviet invasion of Finland.
1939/--/-- 17 - The first nylon stockings are marketed.
1939/--/-- 17 - World War II begins
1939/06/19 17 *** Harlan, Billy Gayle [Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Luther and Lawson, Ruby Ermon (Harlan)
1939/10/-- 18 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1939/12/05 18 *** Bowman, Martha (Harlan) [Grandmother] - Died Barren County Kentucky Big Meadow Church cem Barren co. KY
1940/--/-- 18 - American novelist Carson McCullers publishes The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.
1940/--/-- 18 - Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour star in the film Road to Singapore.
1940/--/-- 18 - British air victory in the Battle of Britain prevents the German invasion of England.
1940/--/-- 18 - Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn star in the film The Philadelphia Story.
1940/--/-- 18 - Ernest Hemingway publishes For Whom the Bell Tolls.
1940/--/-- 18 - Exiled revolutionary Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico on Stalin's orders.
1940/--/-- 18 - General Charles de Gaulle rallies Free French resistance in London.
1940/--/-- 18 - German forces reach Paris; Vichy France under Marshal Petain signs an armistice.
1940/--/-- 18 - Germany invades Denmark and Norway; Allied forces aid Norway but are defeated.
1940/--/-- 18 - Italian forces invade Egypt but are repulsed; the British invade Libya.
1940/--/-- 18 - Italy declares war on the Allies and invades southern France.
1940/--/-- 18 - Japan joins the Axis alliance and occupies northern French Indochina (Vietnam).
1940/--/-- 18 - King Carol II of Romania abdicates; Romania and Hungary join the Axis forces.
1940/--/-- 18 - Prehistoric cave paintings are discovered at Lascaux in France.
1940/--/-- 18 - Radar wins Battle of Britian
1940/--/-- 18 - Raymond Chandler publishes the detective novel Farewell, My Lovely.
1940/--/-- 18 - The British expeditionary force is evacuated from Dunkerque in France.
1940/--/-- 18 - The German army begins a blitzkrieg attack on Holland, Belgium, and France.
1940/--/-- 18 - The Soviet Union annexes the Baltic States of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia.
1940/--/-- 18 - The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses because of oscillations caused by the wind.
1940/--/-- 18 - Winston Churchill becomes British prime minister after Chamberlain resigns.
1940/05/23 18 *** Harlan, Ernestine (Von Holle) [Niece] - Born to Harlan, Luther and Lawson, Ruby Ermon (Harlan)
1940/10/-- 19 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1941/--/-- 19 - A British task force sinks the German pocket battleship Bismarck.
1941/--/-- 19 - Baseball player Joe DiMaggio sets a new record for hitting in 56 consecutive games.
1941/--/-- 19 - Benchley Park computers sabotage German Enigma
1941/--/-- 19 - Churchill and Roosevelt's Atlantic Charter meeting establishes war and peace aims.
1941/--/-- 19 - German U-boats inflict heavy losses on British shipping in the Battle of the Atlantic.
1941/--/-- 19 - German paratroopers land on Crete and capture the island from the British.
1941/--/-- 19 - German playwright Bertholt Brecht writes Mother Courage and Her Children.
1941/--/-- 19 - Germany invades Yugoslavia and Greece; British forces are evacuated to Crete.
1941/--/-- 19 - Germany invades the Soviet Union.
1941/--/-- 19 - Gutzon Borglum completes the sculptured heads of four presidents at Mount Rushmore.
1941/--/-- 19 - Ho Chi Minh organizes the Viet Minh to combat the Japanese in Indochina.
1941/--/-- 19 - Japanese forces capture Hong Kong and invade Malaya and the Philippines.
1941/--/-- 19 - Karsh's photographic portrait of Churchill becomes a symbol of British resistance.
1941/--/-- 19 - Nazi leader Rudolf Hess flies to England on a quixotic peace mission.
1941/--/-- 19 - Orson Welles directs the film Citizen Kane.
1941/--/-- 19 - President Roosevelt talks of Four Freedoms in his State of the Union speech.
1941/--/-- 19 - Swedish film actress Greta Garbo retires.
1941/--/-- 19 - The German Africa Corps under Erwin Rommel begins an offensive in North Africa.
1941/--/-- 19 - The German Blitz, the nighttime bombing of London, is at its height.
1941/--/-- 19 - The German advance on Moscow is halted by the winter weather.
1941/--/-- 19 - The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor; America enters World War II.
1941/--/-- 19 - The Japanese occupy Indochina and move into Cambodia (Kampuchea) and Thailand.
1941/--/-- 19 - The Lend-Lease Act allows the transfer of U.S. war materials to Britain and China.
1941/--/-- 19 - The U.S. freezes Japanese assets in retaliation for Japan's territorial aggression.
1941/--/-- 19 - U.S. troops occupy Iceland to forestall its occupation by Germany.
1941/10/-- 20 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1942/--/-- 20 - A Russian counterattack isolates the Sixth Army at Stalingrad; Hitler orders no retreat.
1942/--/-- 20 - A U.S. fleet defeats the Japanese at the Battle of Midway.
1942/--/-- 20 - Actor James Cagney wins an Academy Award for the film Yankee Doodle Dandie.
1942/--/-- 20 - American B-25 bombers make the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo.
1942/--/-- 20 - American and Filipino forces retreat to the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines.
1942/--/-- 20 - American crooner Bing Crosby records the hit song White Christmas.
1942/--/-- 20 - American forces in the Philippines surrender; the Bataan death march begins.
1942/--/-- 20 - American humorist James Thurber publishes The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
1942/--/-- 20 - French writer Albert Camus publishes The Stranger.
1942/--/-- 20 - Gandhi is arrested after the Quit India movement demands a British withdrawal.
1942/--/-- 20 - General MacArthur is ordered to the leave the Philippines; he vows I shall return.
1942/--/-- 20 - German forces occupy Vichy France; the French fleet is scuttled in Toulon harbor.
1942/--/-- 20 - Hitler proposes the Final Solution of the Jewish Question; the Holocaust begins.
1942/--/-- 20 - Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star in the classic film Casablanca.
1942/--/-- 20 - Italian filmmaker Luchino Visconti directs his first film Ossessione.
1942/--/-- 20 - Manhattan Project scientists under Fermi produce the first controlled chain reaction.
1942/--/-- 20 - Rommel's Africa Corps capture Tobruk and drive the British back to Egypt.
1942/--/-- 20 - The British Eighth Army under Montgomery begins a new drive into Libya.
1942/--/-- 20 - The German advance in the Caucasus is halted at Stalingrad (now Volgograd).
1942/--/-- 20 - The German advance on Egypt is halted at the Battle of El-Alamein.
1942/--/-- 20 - The Japanese conquer Malaya, Singapore, Indonesia and Burma.
1942/--/-- 20 - The RAF makes the first 1,000 bomber raid on the German city of Cologne.
1942/--/-- 20 - The Soviet southern offensive is halted; the Germans advance on the Caucasus.
1942/--/-- 20 - The U.S. government transfers 110,000 Japanese Americans to internment camps.
1942/--/-- 20 - U.S. Marines invade Guadalcanal, beginning the campaign of re-conquest.
1942/--/-- 20 - U.S. forces under General Eisenhower invade Morocco and Algeria.
1942/--/-- 20 - V-2 (Vengeance Weapon 2) rockets are tested at Peenemunde in Germany.
1942/02/22 20 *** Harlan, Mary Ermon (Flowers) [Niece] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan)
1942/10/-- 21 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (1)
1943/--/-- 21 - American aircraft join the RAF in round the clock bombing of Germany.
1943/--/-- 21 - American author Carson McCullers publishes The Ballad of the Sad Cafe.
1943/--/-- 21 - American writer Ayn Rand publishes The Fountainhead.
1943/--/-- 21 - Churchill and Roosevelt meet at Casablanca to plan their war strategy.
1943/--/-- 21 - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet at the Tehran Conference.
1943/--/-- 21 - French existentialist writer Jean Paul Sartre publishes Being and Nothingness.
1943/--/-- 21 - French writer and feminist Simone de Beauvoir publishes She Came to Stay.
1943/--/-- 21 - German paratroopers rescue Mussolini.
1943/--/-- 21 - Marine explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau invents the Aqualung (scuba).
1943/--/-- 21 - Marshal Badoglio signs an armistice with the Allies; Italy declares war on Germany.
1943/--/-- 21 - Mussolini is deposed; Marshal Badoglio assumes power in Italy.
1943/--/-- 21 - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical Oklahoma! is produced.
1943/--/-- 21 - Robert Oppenheimer establishes the Los Alamos laboratory to build the atomic bomb.
1943/--/-- 21 - Singer Paul Robeson stars in the title role of the Broadway production of Othello.
1943/--/-- 21 - The Allied armies invade Sicily.
1943/--/-- 21 - The Allies invade the southern tip of Italy.
1943/--/-- 21 - The British and American armies link up in Africa; 250,000 Axis prisoners are taken.
1943/--/-- 21 - The German Sixth Army surrenders at Stalingrad; 100,000 are taken prisoner.
1943/--/-- 21 - The Germans suppress a revolt by Polish Jews; the Warsaw ghetto is destroyed.
1943/--/-- 21 - The Russian offensive reaches the Dnepr River; Kiev and Smolensk are recaptured.
1943/--/-- 21 - The Russians defeat the Germans at Kursk in the largest tank battle in history.
1943/10/-- 22 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1944/--/-- 22 - A British airborne landing at Arnhem in the Netherlands is repulsed by the Germans.
1944/--/-- 22 - Aaron Copland composes the ballet Appalachian Spring.
1944/--/-- 22 - Allied D-Day invasion forces land at Normandy in northern France.
1944/--/-- 22 - Allied forces break out from the Normandy enclave and liberate Paris.
1944/--/-- 22 - Allied forces in Italy land behind the German Gustav Line at Anzio.
1944/--/-- 22 - American aircraft from the Marianas begin the strategic bombing of Japan.
1944/--/-- 22 - American forces under General Mark Clark occupy Rome.
1944/--/-- 22 - An Allied invasion force lands in southern France.
1944/--/-- 22 - British forces begin the reconquest of Burma from the Japanese.
1944/--/-- 22 - British forces occupy Athens and intervene in a communist inspired civil war.
1944/--/-- 22 - Child film actors Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor star in National Velvet.
1944/--/-- 22 - Communist resistance fighters under Josip Broz-Tito liberate Yugoslavia.
1944/--/-- 22 - English writer Somerset Maugham publishes The Razor's Edge.
1944/--/-- 22 - Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson dies from an accidental drug overdose.
1944/--/-- 22 - French novelist Colette writes Gigi.
1944/--/-- 22 - German officers attempt to assassinate Hitler.
1944/--/-- 22 - Normandy landings
1944/--/-- 22 - Oswald Avery determines that DNA is the hereditary material of the cell.
1944/--/-- 22 - Polish resistance fighters are defeated by the Germans in the Warsaw Uprising.
1944/--/-- 22 - Romania and Bulgaria sign an armistice with the Allies and declare war on Germany.
1944/--/-- 22 - Roosevelt is reelected for an unprecedented fourth term; Truman becomes vice-president.
1944/--/-- 22 - Soviet forces cross the Romanian border and reconquer the Crimea.
1944/--/-- 22 - Soviet forces reach the suburbs of Warsaw in Poland.
1944/--/-- 22 - Tennessee Williams' play The Glass Menagerie is produced.
1944/--/-- 22 - The G.I. Bill of Rights is established to provide assistance to war veterans.
1944/--/-- 22 - The German army launches the Battle of the Bulge, its last counteroffensive.
1944/--/-- 22 - The Soviet's relieve the city of Leningrad after a German siege lasting 890 days.
1944/--/-- 22 - The U.S. First Army occupies Aachen -- the first German city to fall to the Allies.
1944/--/-- 22 - The World Bank is established to assist European postwar recovery.
1944/--/-- 22 - U.S. Marines invade Guam and Saipan in the Marianas.
1944/--/-- 22 - U.S. forces under Admiral Nimitz defeat a Japanese fleet in the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
1944/--/-- 22 - V-1 (and later the V-2) weapons of vengeance are launched against London.
1944/10/-- 23 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL ST. LOUIS (2)
1945/--/-- 23 - Advancing Allied armies discover Nazi extermination camps.
1945/--/-- 23 - Allied forces cross the Rhine and begin the final assault on Germany.
1945/--/-- 23 - British actor Laurence Olivier wins critical acclaim for his portrayal of Richard III.
1945/--/-- 23 - British author George Orwell publishes the satirical fable Animal Farm.
1945/--/-- 23 - Charlie "Bird" Parker and Dizzy Gillespie make the first bebop recordings.
1945/--/-- 23 - Churchill is defeated in the British elections by Labour leader Clement Attlee.
1945/--/-- 23 - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet at the Yalta Conference.
1945/--/-- 23 - Churchill, Truman and Stalin hold the last wartime conference at Potsdam.
1945/--/-- 23 - Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Yemen form the Arab League.
1945/--/-- 23 - French dramatist Jean Giraudoux writes the play The Madwoman of Chaillot.
1945/--/-- 23 - General MacArthur heads the U.S. occupation forces in Japan.
1945/--/-- 23 - German jet aircraft are unable to prevent mass Allied air attacks.
1945/--/-- 23 - German playwright Bertholt Brecht writes The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
1945/--/-- 23 - German rocket engineer Wernher Von Braun continues his research in the U.S.
1945/--/-- 23 - Germany and Austria are divided between the Allies into 4 zones of occupation.
1945/--/-- 23 - Harry S. Truman (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1945/--/-- 23 - Hitler commits suicide in his Berlin bunker; Germany surrenders to the Allies.
1945/--/-- 23 - Ho Chi Minh proclaims the independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1945/--/-- 23 - Indonesian nationalists led by Sukarno proclaim the nation independent.
1945/--/-- 23 - Japan signs an armistice with the Allies, ending World War II.
1945/--/-- 23 - Korea is divided between U.S. and Soviet occupation forces along the 38th parallel.
1945/--/-- 23 - Marshal Zhukov's Soviet troops launch the final attack on Berlin.
1945/--/-- 23 - Mussolini is killed by Italian partisans.
1945/--/-- 23 - Nationalists and Communist forces resume their civil war in China.
1945/--/-- 23 - Roberto Rosselini's neorealist "Open City"
1945/--/-- 23 - Romulo Betancourt becomes president of Venezuela for the first time.
1945/--/-- 23 - Roosevelt dies; Harry S. Truman is inaugurated as the 33rd U.S. president.
1945/--/-- 23 - Singer Frank Sinatra stars in the film musical Anchors Aweigh.
1945/--/-- 23 - Suicide attacks by Japanese kamikaze pilots are unable to stem the U.S. advances.
1945/--/-- 23 - The Soviet Union declares war on Japan.
1945/--/-- 23 - The U.S. drops atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
1945/--/-- 23 - The United Nations is formed; Trygve Halvdan Lie becomes secretary-general (1946).
1945/--/-- 23 - The trial of Nazi war criminals begins at Nuremberg in Germany.
1945/--/-- 23 - Tito becomes head of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1945/--/-- 23 - U.S. A-bombs Japan
1945/--/-- 23 - U.S. Marines invade the Japanese islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
1945/--/-- 23 - U.S. forces under MacArthur liberate the Philippines.
1945/--/-- 23 - United Nations formed
1945/--/-- 23 - World War II ends
1945/10/-- 24 - World Series NL CHICAGO (3) AL DETROIT (4)
1946/--/-- 24 - American author Robert Penn Warren publishes All the King's Men.
1946/--/-- 24 - Communists abolish the monarchy in Bulgaria; Georgi Dimitrov becomes premier.
1946/--/-- 24 - Dr. Spock publishes The Commonsense Book of Baby and Child Care.
1946/--/-- 24 - ELAS communist forces begin a civil war in Greece.
1946/--/-- 24 - ENIAC, the first successful electronic digital computer, becomes operational.
1946/--/-- 24 - Elections in Italy abolish the monarchy in favor of a republic.
1946/--/-- 24 - General De Gaulle resigns as president of France; the Fourth Republic is formed.
1946/--/-- 24 - Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis publishes Zorba the Greek.
1946/--/-- 24 - Juan Peron is elected president of Argentina.
1946/--/-- 24 - MacArthur promotes Japanese democracy with the emperor as constitutional monarch.
1946/--/-- 24 - Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first U.S. citizen to be canonized.
1946/--/-- 24 - Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier designs Unite d'Habitation in Marseilles.
1946/--/-- 24 - Terence Rattigan's play The Winslow Boy is produced.
1946/--/-- 24 - The Philippines are granted independence with Manuel Roxas y Acuna as president.
1946/--/-- 24 - The Viet Minh begin a guerrilla war against the French in Indochina (Vietnam).
1946/--/-- 24 - Winston Churchill describes the Iron Curtain created in Europe by the Soviets.
1946/06/23 24 *** Harlan, Louisa Jane (Bray) [Aunt] - Died Big Meadow Church cem. Barren Co. KY
1946/10/-- 25 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1946/11/09 25 *** Harlan, Eva Pearl (Bristow) [Niece] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan) Albany, Kentucky
1947/--/-- 25 - American pilot Kenneth Arnold makes the first alleged sighting of flying saucers.
1947/--/-- 25 - Artist Jackson Pollock produces Full Fathom Five using drip paint techniques.
1947/--/-- 25 - Artist Mark Rothko begins experimenting with Color-field painting.
1947/--/-- 25 - Baseball player Jackie Robinson becomes the first black to play in the major leagues.
1947/--/-- 25 - British & French Empires fracture into new 3rd world nations
1947/--/-- 25 - British India becomes Pakistan & India
1947/--/-- 25 - British atomic bomb scientist Klaus Fuchs is arrested for giving information to the USSR.
1947/--/-- 25 - Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier for the first time in an X-1 rocket plane.
1947/--/-- 25 - Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham forms the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London.
1947/--/-- 25 - Dennis Gabor invents holography, a means of producing a three-dimensional image.
1947/--/-- 25 - Edwin Land demonstrates the single-step Polaroid Land Camera.
1947/--/-- 25 - English composer Benjamin Britten writes the opera Peter Grimes.
1947/--/-- 25 - French fashion designer Christian Dior opens his own couture house.
1947/--/-- 25 - French literary figure Andre Gide wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1947/--/-- 25 - Gheorghiu-Dej heads the Romanian Communist party; King Michael abdicates.
1947/--/-- 25 - India becomes independent and is divided into the nations of India and Pakistan.
1947/--/-- 25 - Jawaharlal Nehru becomes the first prime minister of India.
1947/--/-- 25 - Marshall Plan
1947/--/-- 25 - Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sails on the balsa raft Kon Tiki from Peru to Polynesia.
1947/--/-- 25 - Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire is produced.
1947/--/-- 25 - The Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of ancient Hebrew documents, are discovered.
1947/--/-- 25 - The U.S. Marshall Plan for economic recovery in Europe is established.
1947/--/-- 25 - The United Nations elect to partition Palestine into Arab and Jewish states.
1947/--/-- 25 - The first India-Pakistan War begins when Pakistani tribesmen invade Kashmir.
1947/--/-- 25 - The story of a Jewish victim of the Nazis, The Diary of Anne Frank, is published.
1947/--/-- 25 - Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, captured from Japan, administered by U.S.
1947/--/-- 25 - U.S. contains spread of communism
1947/10/-- 26 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1947/12/12 26 *** Huddleston, Betty Alois (Harlan) & Harlan, John Howard [Nephew] - Married Married in Rossville, GA
1948/--/-- 26 - Alec Guinness stars as Fagin in the film of Dicken's Oliver Twist.
1948/--/-- 26 - Alfred Kinsey publishes his report on Sexual Behavior in the Human Male.
1948/--/-- 26 - American opera singer Beverly Sills debuts in Bizet's Carmen.
1948/--/-- 26 - American writer Norman Mailer publishes the war novel The Naked and the Dead.
1948/--/-- 26 - Arab armies invade Israel in the first Arab-Israeli War.
1948/--/-- 26 - Bell Labs invent transistor
1948/--/-- 26 - Britain grants independence to Burma.
1948/--/-- 26 - Communism quashed in US
1948/--/-- 26 - Communist leader Kim Il Sung establishes the People's Republic of Korea (N. Korea).
1948/--/-- 26 - Dutch track star Fanny Blankers-Koen wins four gold medals in the Olympic Games.
1948/--/-- 26 - George Balanchine's Ballet Society is renamed the New York City Ballet.
1948/--/-- 26 - Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by a Hindu fanatic.
1948/--/-- 26 - Israel created
1948/--/-- 26 - Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica directs The Bicycle Thieves.
1948/--/-- 26 - NATO formed; Cold War begins
1948/--/-- 26 - Palestinian Jews proclaim the independent state of Israel.
1948/--/-- 26 - Stalin expels Yugoslavia from the Communist bloc.
1948/--/-- 26 - The Communist party assumes power in Hungary under Matyas Rakosi.
1948/--/-- 26 - The Malayan Communist party begins an insurrection against British rule.
1948/--/-- 26 - The Republic of Korea (S. Korea) is inaugurated, Syngman Rhee becomes president.
1948/--/-- 26 - The Soviets blockade West Berlin; Britain and the U.S. begin the Berlin Airlift.
1948/--/-- 26 - The U.S. Air Force begins the Project Blue Book study of the UFO phenomenon.
1948/--/-- 26 - The apartheid policy of racial segregation is made official in South Africa.
1948/--/-- 26 - The transistor is invented at Bell Laboratories in the U.S.
1948/01/15 26 *** Upchurch, Virginia Sue [Niece] - Born to Upchurch, Clarence Abraham and Harlan, Dora Elsie (Upchurch)
1948/01/15 26 *** Upchurch, Virginia Sue [Niece] - Died Albany, Kentucky Peolia Cemetery
1948/10/-- 27 - World Series NL BOSTON (2) AL CLEVELAND (4)
1948/10/30 27 *** Harlan, Betty Josephine (Neal) [Great Niece] - Born to Harlan, John Howard and Huddleston, Betty Alois (Harlan)
1949/--/-- 27 *** Armstrong, Wilma Jewell (Harlan) "Jay" & Harlan, Arthur David [Nephew] - Married
1949/--/-- 27 - Abstract artist Robert Motherwell begins his series Elegy to the Spanish Republic.
1949/--/-- 27 - Abstract-Expressionism breaks out in NYC
1949/--/-- 27 - Architect Philip Johnson designs the Glass House in New Caanan, Conn.
1949/--/-- 27 - Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman is produced.
1949/--/-- 27 - British abstract sculptor Henry Moore completes the bronze Family Group.
1949/--/-- 27 - British author George Orwell publishes the futuristic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
1949/--/-- 27 - Civil war ends in Greece with the defeat of the Communist forces.
1949/--/-- 27 - Communists under Mao defeat the Nationalists and form the People's Republic of China.
1949/--/-- 27 - Konrad Adenauer becomes the first chancellor of West Germany.
1949/--/-- 27 - Kurchatov develops first Soviet A-bomb
1949/--/-- 27 - Miles Davis makes the first "cool" jazz records.
1949/--/-- 27 - Nationalist Chinese forces under Chiang Kai-shek flee to the island of Taiwan.
1949/--/-- 27 - Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical South Pacific is produced.
1949/--/-- 27 - The Hashimite Kingdom of Transjordan is renamed as Jordan.
1949/--/-- 27 - The Netherlands grants independence to Indonesia (formerly the Dutch East Indies).
1949/--/-- 27 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is formed to deter Soviet aggression.
1949/--/-- 27 - The Republic of Germany (West Germany) is established by the Western powers.
1949/--/-- 27 - The Soviet Union detonates its first atomic bomb.
1949/--/-- 27 - The Soviets establish the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
1949/--/-- 27 - The first India-Pakistan War ends with the partition of Kashmir.
1949/10/-- 28 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1950/--/-- 28 - Adnan Menderes replaces Ismet Inonu as prime minister of Turkey.
1950/--/-- 28 - Bette Davis stars in the film All About Eve.
1950/--/-- 28 - Cartoonist Charles Schulz creates the Peanuts comic strip.
1950/--/-- 28 - Chinese forces invade Tibet, which is officially annexed in 1951.
1950/--/-- 28 - Communist North Korean forces invade South Korea.
1950/--/-- 28 - George Burns and Gracie Allen star in The Burns and Allen Show television series.
1950/--/-- 28 - Isaac Asimov publishes the science-fiction classic I Robot.
1950/--/-- 28 - Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa achieves recognition with Rashomon.
1950/--/-- 28 - Korean "engagement"
1950/--/-- 28 - President Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb.
1950/--/-- 28 - Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his inquiry into un-American activities.
1950/--/-- 28 - The UN sanctions military aid for South Korea; MacArthur is appointed commander.
1950/--/-- 28 - U.S. official Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury for denying that he knew a Soviet agent.
1950/--/-- 28 - UN forces cross into North Korea but are repulsed by the Chinese army.
1950/--/-- 28 - UN forces land at Inchon and drive the North Koreans out of South Korea.
1950/01/19 28 *** Harlan, Wendell Howard [Great Nephew] - Born to Harlan, John Howard and Huddleston, Betty Alois (Harlan)
1950/10/-- 29 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1951/--/-- 29 - A frontline is stabilized at the 38th parallel in Korea; peace negotiations begin at Kaesong.
1951/--/-- 29 - American novelist Kurt Vonnegut publishes Player Piano.
1951/--/-- 29 - American poet Marianne Moore publishes her Collected Poems.
1951/--/-- 29 - American writer J.D. Salinger publishes The Catcher in the Rye.
1951/--/-- 29 - American writer James Jones publishes the war novel From Here to Eternity.
1951/--/-- 29 - Artist Stuart Davis uses words to function as abstract shapes in his painting Visa.
1951/--/-- 29 - Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. sign the mutual defense Anzus Treaty.
1951/--/-- 29 - Auto racer Juan Fangio wins the world driving championship for the first time.
1951/--/-- 29 - Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake La Motta for the middleweight title.
1951/--/-- 29 - British Conservatives win a general election with Winston Churchill as leader.
1951/--/-- 29 - British spies Burgess and Maclean escape to the Soviet Union.
1951/--/-- 29 - Comedian Lucille Ball stars in the television series I Love Lucy.
1951/--/-- 29 - Igor Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress is premiered.
1951/--/-- 29 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are sentenced to death for espionage against the U.S.
1951/--/-- 29 - King Abdullah of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian nationalist.
1951/--/-- 29 - Leopold III of Belgium is forced to abdicate because of his wartime conduct.
1951/--/-- 29 - President Truman dismisses MacArthur as commander in Korea.
1951/--/-- 29 - Prime minister Muhammad Mosaddeq nationalizes Iran's oil resources.
1951/--/-- 29 - Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The King and I is produced.
1951/--/-- 29 - Teller tests H-bomb
1951/--/-- 29 - Ten million television receivers have been installed in U.S. homes.
1951/--/-- 29 - The 22nd Amendment restricts U.S. presidents to a maximum of two terms.
1951/--/-- 29 - The UN General Assembly brands Communist China an aggressor in the Korean War.
1951/--/-- 29 - The first successful videotape for recording television images is demonstrated.
1951/--/-- 29 - UNIVAC I, the first commercial computer, is accepted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
1951/10/-- 30 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1951/11/11 30 *** Harlan, James David [Great Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Arthur David and Armstrong, Wilma Jewell (Harlan) "Jay"
1951/12/19 30 *** Harlan, Roy Earl [Great Nephew] - Born to Harlan, John Howard and Huddleston, Betty Alois (Harlan)
1952/--/-- 30 - A bloodless coup returns Fulgencio Batista to power in Cuba.
1952/--/-- 30 - Agatha Christie's record-breaking play The Mouse Trap opens in London.
1952/--/-- 30 - American sculptor Isamu Noguchi designs two bridges for the Peace Park at Hiroshima.
1952/--/-- 30 - American writer E.B. White publishes the children's book Charlotte's Web.
1952/--/-- 30 - British architect Michael Ventris deciphers the ancient Greek Linear B script.
1952/--/-- 30 - Chuck Yaeger sets a new air speed record of 1,650 mph in the X-1A research plane.
1952/--/-- 30 - Communist POW riots in South Korea delay peace negotiations.
1952/--/-- 30 - Czech runner Emil Zatopek wins 3 gold medals in the Helsinki Olympic Games.
1952/--/-- 30 - Dancer Gene Kelly stars in the film Singin' in the Rain.
1952/--/-- 30 - Eva Peron, popularly known as Evita, dies in Argentina.
1952/--/-- 30 - Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly star in the Western film High Noon.
1952/--/-- 30 - Gordon Bunshaft designs the Lever House, an early International Style building.
1952/--/-- 30 - Hostilities continue in Korea with increased UN air strikes against the north.
1952/--/-- 30 - King Farouk of Egypt is overthrown in a revolution led by Gen. Muhammad Naguib.
1952/--/-- 30 - Kwame Nkrumah is elected prime minister of the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1952/--/-- 30 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1952/--/-- 30 - Opera singer Maria Callas debuts at London's Covent Garden.
1952/--/-- 30 - Queen Elizabeth II ascends to the British throne on the death of her father George VI.
1952/--/-- 30 - Samuel Beckett's play Waiting For Godot is produced in Paris.
1952/--/-- 30 - The British de Havilland Comet becomes the first jet airliner to enter service.
1952/--/-- 30 - The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is formed with Luis Munoz Marin as governor.
1952/--/-- 30 - The Mau Mau uprising begins in Kenya; Jomo Kenyatta is imprisoned.
1952/--/-- 30 - The U.S. tests the first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific.
1952/--/-- 30 - The first automatic pinsetter is installed in a bowling alley in Brooklyn, N.Y.
1952/--/-- 30 - Turkey joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1952/--/-- 30 - Vice-presidential candidate Richard Nixon makes his Checkers speech.
1952/02/-- 30 - Elizabeth II succeeds as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
1952/09/-- 31 *** Harlan, Eva Pearl (Bristow) [Niece] - Started grade school at Ewing one room school in Clinton County Kentucky
1952/10/-- 31 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1953/--/-- 31 - A Redstone rocket (based on the German V-2) is tested at Cape Canaveral.
1953/--/-- 31 - American physicist Charles H. Townes invents the maser.
1953/--/-- 31 - American tennis player Maureen Connolly (Little Mo) wins the Grand Slam.
1953/--/-- 31 - American writer Saul Bellow publishes The Adventures of Augie March.
1953/--/-- 31 - An armistice ends the Korean War; the country remains divided into North and South.
1953/--/-- 31 - Arthur Miller writes The Crucible, a play about the Salem Witch Trials.
1953/--/-- 31 - Black writer James Baldwin publishes his first novel Go Tell It on the Mountain.
1953/--/-- 31 - Communist statesman Imre Nagy becomes premier of Hungary.
1953/--/-- 31 - Dag Hammarskjold succeeds Trygve Lie as secretary-general of the UN.
1953/--/-- 31 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1953/--/-- 31 - Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first to climb Mount Everest.
1953/--/-- 31 - Eisenhower is inaugurated as the 34th U.S. president; Nixon becomes vice-president.
1953/--/-- 31 - Fidel Castro leads an attack on an army barracks in Cuba; he is captured and imprisoned.
1953/--/-- 31 - Golfer Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open, Masters, and British Open tournaments.
1953/--/-- 31 - Hugh Hefner publishes the first issue of Playboy magazine.
1953/--/-- 31 - Hussein I succeeds his father as king of Jordan.
1953/--/-- 31 - Israeli prime minister Ben-Gurion retires; he is succeeded by Moshe Sharett.
1953/--/-- 31 - Jacques Piccard's bathyscaphe the Trieste descends to a depth of 10,330 ft.
1953/--/-- 31 - James Watson and Francis Crick propose the double helix structure of DNA.
1953/--/-- 31 - John Foster Dulles is selected as the U.S. secretary of state.
1953/--/-- 31 - Laos, formerly a part of French Indochina, is granted independence.
1953/--/-- 31 - Lavrenti Beria, head of the Soviet security service, is arrested and executed.
1953/--/-- 31 - Marilyn Monroe stars in the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
1953/--/-- 31 - Murray Gell-Mann proposes the strangeness property of some subatomic particles.
1953/--/-- 31 - Physicist Donald Glaser invents the bubble chamber to detect subnuclear particles.
1953/--/-- 31 - Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin dies; Georgy M. Malenkov becomes the new premier.
1953/--/-- 31 - The first heart-lung machine is developed by Dr. John Gibbon.
1953/--/-- 31 - The fossil remains of Piltdown man are proved a hoax 41 years after their discovery.
1953/--/-- 31 - Watson & Crick DNA=double helix
1953/05/10 31 *** Harlan, Ruth Ann (Meeks) [Niece] - Born to Harlan, Arthur and Ewing, Annie (Harlan) Albany, Kentucky
1953/06/-- 31 - Elizabeth II crowned Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at Westminster
1953/10/-- 32 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1954/--/-- 32 - A Supreme Court decision prohibits racial segregation in U.S. public schools.
1954/--/-- 32 - American novelist Evan Hunter publishes The Blackboard Jungle.
1954/--/-- 32 - British artist Francis Bacon begins his Portrait of Pope Innocent X series.
1954/--/-- 32 - British novelist William Golding publishes Lord of the Flies.
1954/--/-- 32 - Dylan Thomas' radio play Under Milk Wood is performed posthumously.
1954/--/-- 32 - English runner Roger Bannister is first to run the mile in under 4 minutes.
1954/--/-- 32 - French forces are defeated at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in North Vietnam.
1954/--/-- 32 - Gamal Abdel Nasser ousts Gen. Muhammad Naguib as president of Egypt.
1954/--/-- 32 - Ian Fleming publishes the first James Bond thriller Casino Royale.
1954/--/-- 32 - Italian film-maker Federico Fellini directs La Strada.
1954/--/-- 32 - Kingsley Amis, one of England's angry young men, publishes Lucky Jim.
1954/--/-- 32 - Marlon Brando stars in Elia Kazan's film On the Waterfront.
1954/--/-- 32 - National Liberation Front (FLN) raids on French property spark the Algerian War.
1954/--/-- 32 - Senator McCarthy is discredited for failing to prove claims of communist penetration.
1954/--/-- 32 - Television thrives; radio switches to music
1954/--/-- 32 - The Geneva Conference establishes the partition of Vietnam into North and South.
1954/--/-- 32 - The U.S. and Canada begin construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
1954/--/-- 32 - The U.S. nuclear submarine the Nautilus is launched.
1954/--/-- 32 - U.S. "Nautilus" first nuclear submarine
1954/01/29 32 *** Harlan, John Thomas [Father] - Died Albany, KY Peolia Cemetery
1954/10/-- 33 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL CLEVELAND (0)
1955/--/-- 33 - A military coup in Argentina deposes president Juan Peron.
1955/--/-- 33 - AFL and CIO merge
1955/--/-- 33 - American artist Jasper Johns begins his paintings of American flags and targets.
1955/--/-- 33 - American artist Larry Rivers paints Double Portrait of Birdie.
1955/--/-- 33 - American rock 'n' roll musician Bill Haley records Rock Around the Clock.
1955/--/-- 33 - Anthony Eden succeeds Winston Churchill as prime minister of Great Britain.
1955/--/-- 33 - Austria achieves independence; the four-power occupation is terminated.
1955/--/-- 33 - Blacks boycott buses in Montgomery
1955/--/-- 33 - British writer Graham Greene publishes The Quiet American.
1955/--/-- 33 - British writer and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien completes The Lord of the Rings.
1955/--/-- 33 - David Ben-Gurion returns as prime minister of Israel.
1955/--/-- 33 - Film star James Dean is killed in a car crash.
1955/--/-- 33 - Jonas Salk's vaccine against polio comes into widespread use.
1955/--/-- 33 - Marian Anderson becomes the first black to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House.
1955/--/-- 33 - Martin Luther King, Jr. leads a boycott against racial segregation on buses.
1955/--/-- 33 - Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov publishes the novel Lolita.
1955/--/-- 33 - Satyajit Ray directs Pather Panchali, the first film in a trilogy on Bengali family life.
1955/--/-- 33 - Supreme Court orders school desegregation
1955/--/-- 33 - The Federal Republic of Germany joins NATO.
1955/--/-- 33 - The Warsaw Pact establishes a military alliance of European Communist nations.
1955/--/-- 33 - Theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin publishes The Phenomenon of Man.
1955/03/28 33 *** Harlan, John Randall [Great Nephew] - Born to Harlan, John Howard and Huddleston, Betty Alois (Harlan)
1955/10/-- 34 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1956/--/-- 34 - American beat poet Allen Ginsberg publishes Howl and Other Poems.
1956/--/-- 34 - American television news show The Huntley-Brinkley Report begins.
1956/--/-- 34 - American writer Grace Metalious publishes Peyton Place.
1956/--/-- 34 - Anglo-French forces invade Egypt but withdraw after protests from the U.S.
1956/--/-- 34 - Archbishop Makarios III is deported from Cyprus by the British.
1956/--/-- 34 - Brendan Behan's play The Quare Fellow opens in London.
1956/--/-- 34 - Britain, France and Israel agree on a secret joint action against Egypt.
1956/--/-- 34 - British artist Richard Hamilton produces the first pop art work.
1956/--/-- 34 - David Niven stars in the film Around the World in Eighty Days.
1956/--/-- 34 - Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey Into Night is produced.
1956/--/-- 34 - Fidel Castro and Che Guevara land in Cuba and begin a guerrilla war.
1956/--/-- 34 - Film actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
1956/--/-- 34 - Heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano retires without being defeated.
1956/--/-- 34 - Israeli forces under Moshe Dayan seize the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula.
1956/--/-- 34 - John Osborne's first play Look Back In Anger is produced in London.
1956/--/-- 34 - Lerner and Loewe's musical My Fair Lady opens in New York.
1956/--/-- 34 - President Anastasio Somoza Garcia is assassinated in Nicaragua.
1956/--/-- 34 - President Nasser nationalizes the Suez Canal before the British lease expires.
1956/--/-- 34 - President Ngo Dinh Diem refuses to hold elections in South Vietnam.
1956/--/-- 34 - Rock 'n roll singer Elvis Presley records his first hit Heartbreak Hotel.
1956/--/-- 34 - Soviet first secretary Nikita Khrushchev denounces the crimes of the Stalin era.
1956/--/-- 34 - Sudan gains independence from Anglo-Egyptian rule.
1956/--/-- 34 - The Hungarian Uprising is suppressed by Soviet troops.
1956/--/-- 34 - The Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sinks off the U.S. coast after a collision in fog.
1956/--/-- 34 - Tunisia and Morocco are granted independence by France.
1956/06/28 34 *** Lee, Mabel Gay (Harlan) & Harlan, Baylos Eugene [Nephew] - Married
1956/07/28 34 *** Arnold, John Leslie [1st cousin] - Died Western State Hosp. Hopkinsville, IN Big Meadow Church Cemetery Kentucky
1956/09/18 35 *** Harlan, Barbara Sue [Great Niece] - Born to Harlan, John Howard and Huddleston, Betty Alois (Harlan)
1956/10/-- 35 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1957/--/-- 35 - Beat generation writer Jack Kerouac publishes On The Road.
1957/--/-- 35 - Black tennis player Althea Gibson wins the U.S. Open and Wimbledon championships.
1957/--/-- 35 - British philosopher A.J. Ayer publishes The Problem of Knowledge.
1957/--/-- 35 - British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns; is succeeded by Harold Macmillan.
1957/--/-- 35 - Dr. Seuss publishes the children's book The Cat in the Hat.
1957/--/-- 35 - Francois Duvalier (known as Papa Doc) is elected president of Haiti.
1957/--/-- 35 - Ghana gains independence; Kwame Nkrumah becomes the first prime minister.
1957/--/-- 35 - Jack Kerouac "On the Road"
1957/--/-- 35 - Jerome Robbins is director-choreographer of the musical West Side Story.
1957/--/-- 35 - John G. Diefenbaker succeeds Louis St. Laurent as prime minister of Canada.
1957/--/-- 35 - Lawrence Durrell publishes Justine, the first of The Alexandria Quartet novels.
1957/--/-- 35 - Scientists from 67 nations work together during the International Geophysical Year.
1957/--/-- 35 - Soviet leaders Malenkov and Molotov fail in an attempt to oust Khrushchev from power.
1957/--/-- 35 - Soviets launch "Sputnik", first artificial satellite
1957/--/-- 35 - Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman directs The Seventh Seal.
1957/--/-- 35 - The Israeli army withdraws from Egypt; the Gaza Strip is policed by UN forces.
1957/--/-- 35 - The USSR launches Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite.
1957/--/-- 35 - The Viet Cong begin acts of rebellion in South Vietnam.
1957/--/-- 35 - Tunku Abdul Rahman becomes the first prime minister of independent Malaya (Malaysia).
1957/04/11 35 *** Griffin, Mary Alice Elizabeth (Groce) [Aunt] - Died Albany, Kentucky Peolia Cemetery
1957/08/29 36 *** Harlan, Wilma Diane (Ginther) [Great Niece] - Born to Harlan, Arthur David and Armstrong, Wilma Jewell (Harlan) "Jay"
1957/10/-- 36 - World Series NL MILWAUKEE (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1958/--/-- 36 - American economist J.K. Galbraith publishes The Affluent Society.
1958/--/-- 36 - American golfer Arnold Palmer wins the Masters tournament for the first time.
1958/--/-- 36 - American playwright Edward Albee writes The Zoo Story.
1958/--/-- 36 - American writer Truman Capote publishes the novella Breakfast At Tiffany's.
1958/--/-- 36 - Bertrand Russell founds the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in Britain.
1958/--/-- 36 - Civil war breaks out in Lebanon; it is ended when U.S. Marines land at Beirut.
1958/--/-- 36 - Egypt and Syria form the United Arab Republic.
1958/--/-- 36 - Gen. Muhammad Ayub Khan seizes control in Pakistan.
1958/--/-- 36 - Leonard Bernstein becomes the conductor of the New York Philharmonic orchestra.
1958/--/-- 36 - Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nikolai Bulganin as Soviet premier.
1958/--/-- 36 - Prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd extends South Africa's apartheid laws.
1958/--/-- 36 - Russian writer Boris Pasternak publishes the novel Doctor Zhivago.
1958/--/-- 36 - Soccer player Pele leads Brazil to victory in the World Cup.
1958/--/-- 36 - The Algerian crisis prompts the recall of Charles de Gaulle as president of France.
1958/--/-- 36 - The European Economic Community (EEC) is established.
1958/--/-- 36 - The French army and settlers in Algiers revolt over the Algerian War stalemate.
1958/--/-- 36 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is founded.
1958/--/-- 36 - The U.S. launches the Explorer I and Vanguard I scientific satellites.
1958/--/-- 36 - The first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is launched in the U.S.
1958/--/-- 36 - The nuclear submarine Nautilus reaches the North Pole under the Polar ice cap.
1958/--/-- 36 - Wilson Greatbatch invents an artificial pacemaker to control heartbeats.
1958/06/29 36 *** Bray, Hobart [1st cousin] - Died Big Meadow Church Cem. Barren Co. KY
1958/10/-- 37 - World Series NL MILWAUKEE (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1959/--/-- 37 - Alaska is inaugurated as the 49th state of the Union.
1959/--/-- 37 - American writer Leon Uris publishes Exodus, a novel on the founding of Israel.
1959/--/-- 37 - American writer William Burroughs publishes The Naked Lunch.
1959/--/-- 37 - Anthropologists Richard and Mary Leakey discover an Australopithecus skull in Africa.
1959/--/-- 37 - Artist Robert Rauschenberg creates the three-dimensional collage Monogram.
1959/--/-- 37 - Cyprus gains independence from Britain; Archbishop Makarios becomes president.
1959/--/-- 37 - Fidel Castro ousts Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista in a communist revolution.
1959/--/-- 37 - Film actor Charlton Heston wins the Academy Award for his role in Ben-Hur.
1959/--/-- 37 - French New Wave filmmaker Jean Luc Godard directs Breathless.
1959/--/-- 37 - French filmmaker Alain Resnais directs Hiroshima Mon Amour.
1959/--/-- 37 - French filmmaker Francois Truffaut directs The 400 Blows.
1959/--/-- 37 - German writer Gunter Grass publishes his first novel The Tin Drum.
1959/--/-- 37 - Hawaii is inaugurated as the 50th state of the Union.
1959/--/-- 37 - Jack Lemon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe star in the film Some Like it Hot.
1959/--/-- 37 - Jean-Luc Godard's New Wave "Breathless"
1959/--/-- 37 - Lee Kuan Yew becomes prime minister of Singapore.
1959/--/-- 37 - Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is the first Broadway play by a black woman.
1959/--/-- 37 - NASA selects the first seven U.S. astronauts.
1959/--/-- 37 - Rock 'n roll star Buddy Holly is killed in a plane crash.
1959/--/-- 37 - Rod Serling hosts the Twilight Zone television series.
1959/--/-- 37 - Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The Sound of Music is produced.
1959/--/-- 37 - Sir Christopher Cockerell tests the first air-cushion vehicle.
1959/--/-- 37 - The Boeing 707 jet airliner enters service.
1959/--/-- 37 - The Dalai Lama flees to India after China crushes an uprising in Tibet.
1959/--/-- 37 - The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York City.
1959/--/-- 37 - The Soviet Union sends a series of Luna space probes to the Moon.
1959/--/-- 37 - The first flight is made by the X-15 rocket-powered research aircraft.
1959/04/11 37 *** Harlan, Janice Lynn (Cooksey) [Great Niece] - Born to Harlan, Baylos Eugene and Lee, Mabel Gay (Harlan)
1959/06/13 37 *** Huber, Doris Mae (Harlan) & Harlan, Norman Ewing [Nephew] - Married
1959/10/-- 38 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL CHICAGO (2)
1960/--/-- 38 - 69 Africans are killed in the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa.
1960/--/-- 38 - A military coup takes place in Turkey; prime minister Adnan Menderes is executed (1961).
1960/--/-- 38 - A student uprising forces the resignation of Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea.
1960/--/-- 38 - American author John Updike publishes the novel Rabbit Run.
1960/--/-- 38 - American physicist Theodore H. Maiman demonstrates the first successful laser.
1960/--/-- 38 - American track star Wilma Rudolph wins 3 gold medals at the Rome Olympic Games.
1960/--/-- 38 - An earthquake kills 15,000 at Agadir in Morocco.
1960/--/-- 38 - Belgium grants independence to the Congo (Zaire); Patrice Lumumba becomes premier.
1960/--/-- 38 - Britain grants independence to Nigeria; Abubakar Balewa continues as prime minister.
1960/--/-- 38 - Civil Rights movement
1960/--/-- 38 - Congo (Zaire) premier Patrice Lumumba is ousted by Joseph Mobutu and murdered.
1960/--/-- 38 - Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock directs the suspense thriller Psycho.
1960/--/-- 38 - Former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann is abducted to Israel.
1960/--/-- 38 - France grants independence to the Congo, Chad, Central African Republic, and Gabon.
1960/--/-- 38 - Harold Pinter's play The Caretaker is produced.
1960/--/-- 38 - Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni directs La Notte (The Night).
1960/--/-- 38 - Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh descend to 35,800 ft in the bathyscaphe Trieste.
1960/--/-- 38 - Maiman makes first laser
1960/--/-- 38 - NASA launches the first TIROS weather satellite.
1960/--/-- 38 - Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson founds the Christian Broadcasting Network.
1960/--/-- 38 - Sirimavo Bandaranaike becomes the world's first woman prime minister in Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
1960/--/-- 38 - South African civil rights leader Albert Luthuli wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
1960/--/-- 38 - The Congo crisis begins with the secession of Katanga province under Moise Tshombe.
1960/--/-- 38 - The Echo 1 experimental communications satellite is launched.
1960/--/-- 38 - The Motown record company is founded in Detroit by Berry Gordy.
1960/--/-- 38 - The South African government bans the African National Congress (ANC).
1960/--/-- 38 - The Soviets shoot down a U-2 spy plane; U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers is captured.
1960/--/-- 38 - The first quasars, the most luminous known objects in the universe, are discovered.
1960/--/-- 38 - The first submerged firing is made of a Polaris submarine-launched missile.
1960/--/-- 38 - The planned city of Brasilia becomes the new capital of Brazil.
1960/--/-- 38 - The presidential debates of John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon are televised.
1960/--/-- 38 - Viet Cong groups unite into the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (NLFSV).
1960/--/-- 38 - Walter Ulbricht becomes head of East Germany.
1960/04/14 38 *** Harlan, Norman Dale [Great Nephew] - Born to Harlan, Norman Ewing and Huber, Doris Mae (Harlan)
1960/08/-- 38 *** Harlan, Eva Pearl (Bristow) [Niece] - Started high school at Clinton County High
1960/10/-- 39 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1961/--/-- 39 - Agostinho Neto and Holden Roberto lead insurrections in Portuguese Angola.
1961/--/-- 39 - American writer Joseph Heller publishes the anti-war novel Catch-22.
1961/--/-- 39 - American-aided Cuban exiles attempt the unsuccessful Bay of Pigs invasion.
1961/--/-- 39 - Astronaut Alan Shepard makes the first U.S. suborbital space flight.
1961/--/-- 39 - Britain grants independence to Tanganyika (Tanzania) with Julius Nyerere as prime minister.
1961/--/-- 39 - British novelist Iris Murdoch publishes A Severed Head.
1961/--/-- 39 - English writer Muriel Spark publishes The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
1961/--/-- 39 - French filmmaker Francois Truffaut directs Jeanne Moreau in Jules and Jim.
1961/--/-- 39 - India annexes the Portugese territories of Goa, Daman, and Diu.
1961/--/-- 39 - Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica directs Sophia Loren in Alberto Moravia's Two Women.
1961/--/-- 39 - Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti debuts in Puccini's La Boheme.
1961/--/-- 39 - John F. Kennedy (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1961/--/-- 39 - Kennedy is inaugurated as the 35th U.S. president; Johnson becomes vice-president.
1961/--/-- 39 - Kennedy launches "Apollo" project; man lands on the moon
1961/--/-- 39 - Peace Corps
1961/--/-- 39 - President Kennedy begins to increase the U.S. military presence in Vietnam.
1961/--/-- 39 - President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
1961/--/-- 39 - President Kennedy sets a goal for landing a man on the Moon within the decade.
1961/--/-- 39 - President Rafael Trujillo is assassinated in the Dominican Republic.
1961/--/-- 39 - Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth's home-run baseball record with a season total of 61.
1961/--/-- 39 - Science fiction writer Robert Heinlein publishes Stranger in a Strange Land.
1961/--/-- 39 - Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to the West.
1961/--/-- 39 - Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbits the earth.
1961/--/-- 39 - Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman directs Max Von Sydow in Through a Glass Darkly.
1961/--/-- 39 - The Berlin Wall is constructed, separating East and West Berlin.
1961/--/-- 39 - The Kurds begin a guerrilla war against Iraq to gain independence for Kurdistan.
1961/--/-- 39 - The Kurds begin a guerrilla war against Iraq to gain independence for Kurdistan.
1961/--/-- 39 - The drug thalidomide is found to cause malformations in new born babies.
1961/--/-- 39 - UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold is killed in a plane crash in the Congo (Zaire).
1961/--/-- 39 - V.S. Naipaul writes about West Indian life in A House for Mr. Biswas.
1961/10/-- 40 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1962/--/-- 40 - Actor Laurence Olivier becomes the first director of the National Theatre in London.
1962/--/-- 40 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn publishes One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich.
1962/--/-- 40 - Algeria gains independence from France; Ahmed ben Bella becomes prime minister.
1962/--/-- 40 - American artist Jim Dine paints the pop art subject Black Saw.
1962/--/-- 40 - American film actress Marilyn Monroe dies from a drug overdose.
1962/--/-- 40 - American historian Barbara Tuchman publishes The Guns of August.
1962/--/-- 40 - American writer Katherine Anne Porter publishes the novel Ship of Fools.
1962/--/-- 40 - American writer Ken Kesey publishes One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.
1962/--/-- 40 - Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth.
1962/--/-- 40 - Basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scores a record 100 points in one game.
1962/--/-- 40 - Britain grants independence to Trinidad and Tobago with Eric Williams as chief minister.
1962/--/-- 40 - Britain grants independence to Uganda; Milton Obote becomes prime minister.
1962/--/-- 40 - British filmmaker David Lean directs Lawrence of Arabia.
1962/--/-- 40 - British writer Anthony Burgess publishes the futuristic novel A Clockwork Orange.
1962/--/-- 40 - Burmese diplomat U Thant becomes the first Asian secretary general of the UN.
1962/--/-- 40 - Cuban missile crisis
1962/--/-- 40 - Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is produced on Broadway.
1962/--/-- 40 - Fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent opens his Parisian fashion house.
1962/--/-- 40 - Folk-rock singer and composer Bob Dylan writes Blowin' in the Wind.
1962/--/-- 40 - Georges Pompidou becomes premier of France's Fifth Republic.
1962/--/-- 40 - Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski directs his first film Knife in the Water.
1962/--/-- 40 - Pop Art
1962/--/-- 40 - Pop artist Andy Warhol begins making silk screen prints of mass-media images.
1962/--/-- 40 - Rachel Carson criticizes indiscriminate use of pesticides in her book Silent Spring.
1962/--/-- 40 - Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor star in Cleopatra, the most expensive film to date.
1962/--/-- 40 - Science fiction writer J.G. Ballard publishes The Drowned World.
1962/--/-- 40 - Sonny Liston defeats Floyd Patterson to become heavyweight boxing champion.
1962/--/-- 40 - Television journalist Walter Cronkite is made anchorman of CBS Evening News.
1962/--/-- 40 - The British pop group The Beatles make their first recordings.
1962/--/-- 40 - The Cuban Missile Crisis begins; Soviet missiles are withdrawn from Cuba.
1962/--/-- 40 - The Mariner 2 spacecraft passes within 21,598 miles of Venus.
1962/--/-- 40 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that school prayers are a violation of the 1st Amendment.
1962/--/-- 40 - The U.S. launches Telstar, the first commercial communications satellite.
1962/--/-- 40 - The University of Mississippi is forced to admit black student James Meredith.
1962/10/-- 41 - World Series NL SAN FRANCISCO (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1962/12/29 41 *** Harlan, Teresa Mae (Wooding) [Great Niece] - Born to Harlan, Norman Ewing and Huber, Doris Mae (Harlan)
1963/--/-- 41 - A UN peace keeping force ends the secession attempt of Katanga province (Shaba).
1963/--/-- 41 - A limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty is signed by Britain, the U.S., and the USSR.
1963/--/-- 41 - American pop vocal group the Beach Boys release the record Surfin' U.S.A.
1963/--/-- 41 - American writer Mary McCarthy publishes The Group.
1963/--/-- 41 - Arecibo Observatory begins observations with a 1,000-ft wide radio telescope.
1963/--/-- 41 - Black nationalist Joshua Nkomo is imprisoned in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
1963/--/-- 41 - Britain's entry to the European Economic Community is blocked by France.
1963/--/-- 41 - British filmmaker Joseph Losey directs The Servant.
1963/--/-- 41 - British spy Harold (Kim) Philby defects to the USSR.
1963/--/-- 41 - Czech dissident playwright Vaclav Havel writes The Garden Party.
1963/--/-- 41 - English writer John Le Carre publishes The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.
1963/--/-- 41 - Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick directs the anti-war film Dr. Strangelove.
1963/--/-- 41 - Football running back Jim Brown sets a record for rushes of 1,863 yards.
1963/--/-- 41 - Jack Nicklaus becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.
1963/--/-- 41 - John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald is shot and killed by Jack Ruby.
1963/--/-- 41 - Kennedy assassinated
1963/--/-- 41 - Kenya gains independence from Britain; Jomo Kenyatta becomes prime minister.
1963/--/-- 41 - Levi Eshkol succeeds David Ben-Gurion as prime minister of Israel.
1963/--/-- 41 - Ludwig Erhard succeeds Konrad Adenauer as chancellor of West Germany.
1963/--/-- 41 - Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1963/--/-- 41 - Lyndon B. Johnson is inaugurated as the 36th President of the U.S.
1963/--/-- 41 - Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and Sabah form the Federation of Malaysia.
1963/--/-- 41 - Martin Luther King, Jr. makes his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C.
1963/--/-- 41 - Peter Sellers stars as Inspector Clouseau in the film The Pink Panther.
1963/--/-- 41 - Pop artist Claes Oldenburg creates the kapok-filled sculpture Soft Typewriter.
1963/--/-- 41 - Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein completes the comic strip painting Whaam.
1963/--/-- 41 - President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
1963/--/-- 41 - President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is assassinated.
1963/--/-- 41 - Race-car driver Jim Clark wins seven Grand Prix events and the world title.
1963/--/-- 41 - Sir Alec Douglas-Home succeeds Harold Macmillan as British prime minister.
1963/--/-- 41 - Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.
1963/--/-- 41 - Sylvia Plath's novel The Bell Jar is published in the ye