Gasper Aldrete (1904 - 1976)

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Gasper Aldrete
1904 - 1976
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May 28, 1904
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December 1976
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503
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Gasper Aldrete was born on May 28, 1904. He died in December 1976 at age 72. We know that Gasper Aldrete had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Gasper Aldrete passed away in December 1976 at 72 years old. He was born on May 28, 1904. There is no information about Gasper's immediate family. We know that Gasper Aldrete had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.

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In 1904, in the year that Gasper Aldrete was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1943, at the age of 39 years old, Gasper was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1956, Gasper was 52 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1962, by the time he was 58 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1976, in the year of Gasper Aldrete's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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