Bruno R Heidke (1883 - 1976)

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Bruno R Heidke
1883 - 1976
December 8, 1883
August 1976
Last Known Residence
San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California 90731
Bruno R Heidke of San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California was born on December 8, 1883, and died at age 92 years old in August 1976.
Updated: June 20, 2016
Biography ID: 476821

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Bruno Heidke passed away at age 92 years old in August 1976. Bruno R Heidke of San Pedro, Los Angeles County, California was born on December 8, 1883.

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Bruno R Heidke lived 18 years longer than the average Heidke family member when he died at the age of 92.
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1883 - 1976 World Events

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In 1883, in the year that Bruno R Heidke was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

In 1931, he was 48 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1941, Bruno was 58 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1954, he was 71 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1976, in the year of Bruno R Heidke's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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