Hans Retra (born 1945)

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Hans Retra
c. 1945
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Tarrant County, Texas
Hans Retra was born c. 1945. According to his family tree, he married Janice C. (Hussey) Retra on November 19, 1983 in Texas. We know that Hans Retra had been residing in Tarrant County, Texas.
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Married: November 19, 1983
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Married at: Tarrant County, TX


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Hans Retra was born c. 1945. According to his family tree, he married Janice C. (Hussey) Retra on November 19, 1983 in Texas. We know that Hans Retra had been residing in Tarrant County, Texas.
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In 1945, in the year that Hans Retra was born, on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

In 1956, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1960, 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 1977, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1995, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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