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Hugo Gottesmann (1896 - 1970)

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Hugo Gottesmann
1896 - 1970
Born
April 8, 1896
Death
January 1970
Last Known Residence
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana 46805
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Hugo Gottesmann of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana was born on April 8, 1896, and died at age 73 years old in January 1970.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10307608

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Hugo Gottesmann passed away at age 73 years old in January 1970. Hugo Gottesmann of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana was born on April 8, 1896.

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Hugo Gottesmann lived 7 years shorter than the average Gottesmann family member when he died at the age of 73.
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1896 - 1970 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Hugo Gottesmann was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1900, by the time he was merely 4 years old, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1912, Hugo was 16 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1948, by the time he was 52 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1970, in the year of Hugo Gottesmann's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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