James Wilfred Waters (born 1897)

James Wilfred Waters
1897 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
James Wilfred Waters was born on June 3, 1897.
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In 1897, in the year that James Wilfred Waters was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1905, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1910, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1957, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1983, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Mar 7, 1775 - Aug 27, 1813
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c. 1916 - Aug 10, 1944
c. 1904 - Mar 2, 1943
c. 1884 - May 9, 1917
Unknown - Jan 1, 1917
c. 1874 - Oct 10, 1942
Unknown - Jun 11, 1940
c. 1882 - Nov 19, 1916
c. 1894 - Oct 21, 1918
c. 1914 - Jul 23, 1944
c. 1873 - May 27, 1915
c. 1920 - Jan 28, 1942
c. 1881 - Sep 17, 1919
c. 1886 - Aug 1, 1915
c. 1916 - May 10, 1940
c. 1892 - Nov 16, 1915
c. 1878 - Sep 21, 1916
c. 1917 - Jun 5, 1942

Other Waterses

Jan 20, 1902 - Unknown
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Oct 3, 1880 - Unknown
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Nov 16, 1732 - October 1812
1686 - 1769
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c. 1788 - Unknown
Nov 29, 1683 - Jan 6, 1761
c. 1698 - Unknown
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c. 1739 - Jul 6, 1809
Nov 28, 1696 - Unknown
Jan 7, 1692 - Unknown

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Jul 17, 1856 - Unknown
Feb 19, 1861 - Unknown
Nov 28, 1852 - Unknown
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Apr 20, 1873 - Unknown
Oct 19, 1865 - Unknown
Sep 30, 1870 - Unknown
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