Edwin J Wood (1969 - 1948)

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Edwin J Wood
1969 - 1948
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December 31, 1969
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August 6, 1948
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Edwin J Wood was born on December 31, 1969. He died on August 6, 1948 at 21 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: Spanish American War

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Edwin J Wood died on August 6, 1948 at 21 years old. He was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section J Site 590, San Bruno, California. He was born on December 31, 1969. We are unaware of information about Edwin's family or relationships.

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In 1948, in the year of Edwin J Wood's passing, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1950, by the time he was only -19 years old, on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1957, by the time he was just -12 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1969, in the year that Edwin J Wood was born, 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 1979, he was merely 10 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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