Jose B. Diaz (1907 - 1942)

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Jamaica)"

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Service number: United Kingdom
Rank: Fireman
Regiment: Merchant Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: s.s. Miraflores (kingston

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B.

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Rafael Angel Colon Diaz

Rafael Angel Colon Diaz

Ana Maria Diaz Nieves

Ana Maria Diaz Nieves

Gloria Jean Diaz

Gloria Jean Diaz

Roberto Rivera Diaz

Roberto Rivera Diaz

Alicia Diaz Monger

Alicia Diaz Monger

Alfonso Nieves-Diaz

Alfonso Nieves-Diaz

Ricardo Diaz

Ricardo Diaz

Caridad Rudy

Caridad Rudy

Lito M Diaz

Lito M Diaz

Lito M Diaz

Lito M Diaz

Alicia M. (Diaz) Monger

Alicia M. (Diaz) Monger

Arturo Diaz Pagan family

Arturo Diaz Pagan family

Sara Diaz

Sara Diaz

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Rafael Angel Colon Diaz Ana Maria Diaz Nieves Gloria Jean Diaz Roberto Rivera Diaz

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1907 - In the year that Jose B. Diaz was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

1917 - By the time he was just 10 years old, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

1922 - He was only 15 years old when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1937 - Jose was 30 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1942 - In the year of Jose B. Diaz's passing, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

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Jose B. Diaz died on February 18, 1942 at age 35. No cause of death has been entered for Jose. He was buried in Jamaica)". He was born around 1907. There is no information about Jose's immediate family.

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