Joseph Slish (1915 - 1985)

Joseph Slish
1915 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Slish was born on February 1, 1915. He died in March 1985 at 70 years old. We know that Joseph Slish had been residing in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18015.


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Joseph Slish passed away in March 1985 at 70 years old. He was born on February 1, 1915. We are unaware of information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Slish had been residing in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18015.
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In 1915, in the year that Joseph Slish was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1937, when he was 22 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1949, Joseph was 34 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1958, at the age of 43 years old, Joseph was alive when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1985, in the year of Joseph Slish's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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