J C Pettigrew

(1915 - 2009)

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J C Pettigrew
1915 - 2009
Born
July 3, 1915
Death
August 7, 2009
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Amory, Monroe County, Mississippi 38821
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J C Pettigrew was born on July 3, 1915. J died on August 7, 2009 at 94 years old. We know that J C Pettigrew had been residing in Amory, Monroe County, Mississippi 38821.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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J C Pettigrew passed away on August 7, 2009 at age 94. J was born on July 3, 1915. We are unaware of information about J's family. We know that J C Pettigrew had been residing in Amory, Monroe County, Mississippi 38821.

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In 1915, in the year that J C Pettigrew was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1923, when this person was only 8 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1945, this person was 30 years old when on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1958, when this person was 43 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1994, at the age of 79 years old, J was alive when 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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