Edward L Lackey (born 1918)

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Grammar School

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Farm Hands, General Farms

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Military serial#: 20757705
Enlisted: January 6, 1941
Military branch: Coast Artillery Corps Or Army Mine Planter Service
Rank: Private, National Guard (officers, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)

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Jimmy Aron Lackey

Jimmy Aron Lackey

Clara Mabel Lackey Grave Marker

Clara Mabel Lackey Grave Marker

Elizabeth Jane Lackey Mounce

Elizabeth Jane Lackey Mounce

Clover and Mary Lackey

Clover and Mary Lackey

Christmas Operetta Presentation

Christmas Operetta Presentation

Sarah and Charles Wesley Hewitt

Sarah and Charles Wesley Hewitt

Michael Lackey, Jr. (1859-1937)

Michael Lackey, Jr. (1859-1937)

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In 1918, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1938, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1941, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1970, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1980, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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