Howard E Callahan (1907 - 2001)

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Howard E Callahan
1907 - 2001
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May 16, 1907
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September 11, 2001
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Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33062
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Howard E Callahan was born on May 16, 1907. He died on September 11, 2001 at 94 years of age. We know that Howard E Callahan had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33062.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Howard E Callahan passed away on September 11, 2001 at age 94. He was born on May 16, 1907. We have no information about Howard's family or relationships. We know that Howard E Callahan had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33062.

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In 1907, in the year that Howard E Callahan was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1926, at the age of 19 years old, Howard 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 1973, at the age of 66 years old, Howard was alive when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1987, he was 80 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 1994, by the time he was 87 years old, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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