Benjamin Chisholm (1915 - 1993)

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Benjamin Chisholm
1915 - 1993
April 22, 1915
October 6, 1993
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11208
Benjamin Chisholm was born on April 22, 1915. He died on October 6, 1993 at 78 years of age. We know that Benjamin Chisholm had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11208.
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Calverton National Cemetery Section 66 Site 2538 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York 11933
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Benjamin Chisholm passed away on October 6, 1993 at age 78. He was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 66 Site 2538, Calverton, New York . He was born on April 22, 1915. We have no information about Benjamin's immediate family. We know that Benjamin Chisholm had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11208.

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In 1915, in the year that Benjamin Chisholm was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1936, when he was 21 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1949, at the age of 34 years old, Benjamin was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1958, he was 43 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1993, in the year of Benjamin Chisholm's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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