Herman Gatewood (1918 - 1985)

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Herman Gatewood
1918 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Herman Gatewood was born on July 31, 1918. He died in July 1985 at 66 years old. We know that Herman Gatewood had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California.


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Herman Gatewood passed away in July 1985 at 66 years of age. He was born on July 31, 1918. We have no information about Herman's family or relationships. We know that Herman Gatewood had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California.
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In 1918, in the year that Herman Gatewood was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1926, at the age of merely 8 years old, Herman was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1944, by the time he was 26 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1962, by the time he was 44 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1985, in the year of Herman Gatewood's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Born: around 1911
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Mandi J. (Garcia) Gatewood
Born: around 1978
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Born: around 1972
Christina L. (Munguia) Gatewood
Born: around 1976
Loveless O. Gatewood
Born: around 1977
Arenda C. (Williams) Gatewood
Born: around 1979
Robert G. Gatewood
Born: around 1973
Erin L. (Cooper) Gatewood
Born: around 1975

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