Hazel Geissman (1908 - 1986)

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Hazel Geissman
1908 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Hazel Geissman was born on August 24, 1908. She died in October 1986 at 78 years old. We know that Hazel Geissman had been residing in Westland, Wayne County, Michigan 48185.

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Hazel Geissman passed away in October 1986 at 78 years old. She was born on August 24, 1908. There is no information about Hazel's surviving family. We know that Hazel Geissman had been residing in Westland, Wayne County, Michigan 48185.
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1908 - 1986 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Hazel Geissman was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1924, she was 16 years old when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1943, she was 35 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1965, Hazel was 57 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1986, in the year of Hazel Geissman's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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William Geissman
Aug 23, 1917 - January 1978
Shelby, Ohio
William C Geissman
Sep 30, 1911 - Dec 29, 1998
Rockford, IL
Leonard Geissman
May 5, 1907 - November 1977
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Richard J Geissman
Apr 28, 1944 - Aug 4, 2007
Kenosha, WI
Martha S Geissman
Mar 8, 1890 - Jul 8, 1990
Mattie Geissman
Aug 7, 1878 - Aug 15, 1966
Kenosha, WI
Philip Geissman
Dec 22, 1950 - November 1979
Steve Geissman
Mar 3, 1953 - May 1977
Idalene Geissman
Aug 19, 1935 - February 1986
San Antonio, Texas
Rose Geissman
Nov 9, 1900 - May 1969
Kansas City, Missouri
Christina M Geissman
May 3, 1928 - Nov 4, 1990
Saint Charles, MO
Jerry Geissman
Jul 15, 1933 - September 1987
Los Gatos, California
Melanie Suzanne Geissman
Jul 1, 1969 - Jan 22, 2011
Van Nuys, California
Lundy Geissman
Sep 2, 1906 - March 1983
Redwood City, California
Henrietta G Geissman
Aug 7, 1911 - Mar 19, 2002
Redwood City, CA
Loraine Geissman
May 23, 1914 - Feb 28, 2008
Santa Monica, California
Theodore Geissman
Jun 17, 1908 - November 1978
Santa Monica, California
Christina Geissman
around 1877 - Jun 30, 1904
Leopold Geissman
around 1847 - Feb 17, 1929

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