Earl E Sumners (1929 - 2004)

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Earl E Sumners
1929 - 2004
December 2, 1929
December 22, 2004
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Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey 08618
Earl E Sumners of Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey was born on December 2, 1929, and died at age 75 years old on December 22, 2004.
Updated: October 6, 2011

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Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey 08618
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Earl Sumners passed away at age 75 years old on December 22, 2004. Earl E Sumners of Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey was born on December 2, 1929.

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In 1929, in the year that Earl E Sumners was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1943, when he was merely 14 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1966, by the time he was 37 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1970, by the time he was 41 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1990, when he was 61 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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