Curtis Horton (1919 - 1980)

Curtis Horton
1919 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Curtis Horton was born on July 17, 1919. He died in February 1980 at 60 years old.
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Curtis Horton died in February 1980 at age 60. He was born on July 17, 1919. We are unaware of information about Curtis's family or relationships.
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In 1919, in the year that Curtis Horton was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1931, at the age of merely 12 years old, Curtis was alive 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 1952, by the time he was 33 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, at the age of 50 years old, Curtis was alive when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1980, in the year of Curtis Horton's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other Curtis Hortons

c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1907 - Unknown
c. 1921 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
Jan 17, 1950 - Mar 24, 1970
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 6, 1969
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1937 - Unknown
c. 1951 - Unknown
c. 1969 - Unknown

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Aug 18, 1911 - May 22, 1989
Jul 11, 1916 - March 1984
Mar 6, 1904 - Jun 7, 1993
Mar 15, 1923 - May 2, 2007
Jul 6, 1899 - February 1992
Apr 7, 1919 - April 1985
Nov 22, 1927 - October 1986
Jan 24, 1924 - Apr 21, 1999
Aug 16, 1899 - February 1972
Sep 2, 1926 - Dec 13, 1997
Jul 27, 1876 - July 1962
Oct 8, 1887 - October 1981
Feb 18, 1937 - Apr 24, 2001
May 19, 1906 - December 1975
Jun 1, 1892 - July 1977
Jan 10, 1905 - November 1982
Aug 18, 1930 - May 21, 2006
Jun 29, 1953 - Mar 18, 2010
Mar 27, 1965 - Dec 2, 2005
Dec 3, 2008 - Dec 3, 2008

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Feb 7, 1899 - January 1997
Feb 22, 1910 - November 1986
Dec 30, 1923 - Dec 2, 1998
Mar 6, 1886 - October 1970
Jul 4, 1920 - October 1981
Jun 29, 1921 - November 1979
Aug 18, 1919 - Nov 25, 2007
Jan 17, 1882 - January 1963
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Mar 26, 1903 - July 1964
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