Charles Capen (1880 - 1974)

Charles Capen
1880 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Capen was born on September 11, 1880. He died in December 1974 at age 94. We know that Charles Capen had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15243.

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Charles Capen passed away in December 1974 at 94 years of age. He was born on September 11, 1880. We have no information about Charles's family or relationships. We know that Charles Capen had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15243.
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1880 - 1974 World Events

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In 1880, in the year that Charles Capen was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1910, when he was 30 years old, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1931, when he was 51 years old, 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 1953, by the time he was 73 years old, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1974, in the year of Charles Capen's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Nov 4, 1902 - December 1982
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Apr 1, 1905 - February 1994
Jun 8, 1909 - January 1972
Jun 6, 1921 - Nov 14, 2004
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