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Henry Valentine Gunther (1889 - 1961)

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Henry Valentine Gunther
1889 - 1961
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1889
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1961
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Henry Valentine Gunther was born in 1889. He is the child of Jacob Gunther and Frances Orinshaw Gunther. He died in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia at 72 years of age.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Henry Valentine Gunther died in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia at age 72. He was born in 1889. He is the child of Jacob Gunther and Frances Orinshaw Gunther.
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In 1889, in the year that Henry Valentine Gunther was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1937, by the time he was 48 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1943, he was 54 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1953, Henry was 64 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1961, in the year of Henry Valentine Gunther's passing, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

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