Joseph A Descenzo

(born 1915)

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Joseph A Descenzo
1915
Born
c. 1915
Last Known Residence
Cook County, Illinois United States
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Joseph A Descenzo was born c. 1915. We know that Joseph A Descenzo had been residing in Cook County, Illinois United States.
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Joseph A Descenzo
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Joseph A Descenzo
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Cook County, Illinois United States
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White, Citizen
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4 Years Of High School
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Clerks, General Office

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Military serial#: 36320408
Enlisted: February 21, 1942 in Cp Grant Illinois
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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Joseph A Descenzo was born c. 1915. We are unaware of information about Joseph's family. We know that Joseph A Descenzo had been residing in Cook County, Illinois United States.

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In 1915, in the year that Joseph A Descenzo was born, Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

In 1921, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1938, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1972, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1993, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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