George Gerard Breen

(1960 - 2020)

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George Gerard Breen
1960 - 2020
Born
December 29, 1960
Carlton, VIC Australia 3053
Death
December 29, 2020
Perth, Western Australia
Summary
George Gerard Breen was born on December 29, 1960 in Carlton, VIC Australia. He was born to Peter Malachy Breen and Shelia Kathleen (Quinn) Breen, with siblings Anne and Peter. He died on December 29, 2020 in Perth, Western Australia at 60 years old.
Updated: May 03, 2021
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George Gerard Breen
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George Breen was born on in Carlton, VIC Australia 3053
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George Breen died on in Perth, Western Australia
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George Breen was born on in Carlton, VIC Australia 3053
George Breen died on in Perth, Western Australia
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George's parents were from Northern Ireland and came to Australia in 1956.
His dad Peter was born in Downpatrick, and his mum Sheila was born in Belfast. Sheila was evacuated from Belfast to Downpatrick during World War 2 to escape the German bombing raids over Belfast. This is where she met George's father.
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As a teenager George was a very skilful Australian rules football player.
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George's date of birth was 29th December 1960.
He passed in Western Australia, not Washington Australia.
Apr 29 · Reply

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George Gerard Breen died on December 29, 2020 in Perth, Western Australia at 60 years of age. He was born on December 29, 1960 in Carlton, VIC Australia. He was born to Peter Malachy Breen and Shelia Kathleen (Quinn) Breen, with siblings Anne and Peter.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during George's lifetime.

In 1960, in the year that George Gerard Breen was born, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1973, at the age of only 13 years old, George was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1975, at the age of merely 15 years old, George was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1987, George was 27 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1996, George was 36 years old when 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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