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Charles W Mowry (born 1914)

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Charles W Mowry
1914
Born
c. 1914
Last Known Residence
Coffee County, Alabama United States
Summary
Charles W Mowry of Coffee County, Alabama United States was born c. 1914. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Charles W Mowry.
Updated: September 24, 2013
Biography ID: 155442443

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Charles W Mowry
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Charles W Mowry
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Coffee County, Alabama United States
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c. 1914
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White, Citizen

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Education

Grammar School

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Military serial#: 34249553 Enlisted: August 28, 1942 in Cp Blanding Florida Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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The average age of a Mowry family member is 75.
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1914 World Events

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In 1914, in the year that Charles W Mowry was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1937, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1949, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1977, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1981, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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