Francesco "Frank" Fazio (born 1880)

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Francesco Fazio
1880 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Francesco "Frank" Fazio, father to 5 children, was born on March 29, 1880 in Sciacca, Sicilia Italy. Francesco's partner was Alphonsina Fazio, and they gave birth to Luigino "Louis" Fazio, Jean "Jennie" Fazio, Philippina "Fanny" Fazio, and Angelino Gasperino Fazio. Francesco's partner was Alphonsina Fazio, and they gave birth to Stephen Fazio.


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Francesco Fazio was born on in Sciacca, Provincia di Agrigento County, Sicilia Italy



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Musician at the Biltmore Hotel in New York City, New York. Also performed at Hotel Sevilla in Havana, Cuba in 1920 after the Biltmore's president John McE. Bowman purchased it.

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Alphonsina Fazio
Nov 29, 1881 - Jun 15, 1966


Angelino Gasperino Fazio
May 3, 1904 - Jun 18, 1995
Acworth, GA

Francesco "Frank" Fazio & Alphonsina Fazio

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Alphonsina Fazio
Nov 29, 1881 - Jun 15, 1966


Stephen Fazio
Born: 1906


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Francesco "Frank" Fazio, father to 5 children, was born on March 29, 1880 in Sciacca, Sicilia Italy. Francesco's partner was Alphonsina Fazio, and they gave birth to Luigino "Louis" Fazio, Jean "Jennie" Fazio, Philippina "Fanny" Fazio, and Angelino Gasperino Fazio. Francesco's partner was Alphonsina Fazio, and they gave birth to Stephen Fazio.
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In 1880, in the year that Francesco "Frank" Fazio was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1899, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1909, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1984, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1996, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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