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Katherine U Valcourt (1914 - 1989)

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Katherine U Valcourt
1914 - 1989
Born
August 22, 1914
Death
July 9, 1989
Last Known Residence
West Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut 06516
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Katherine U Valcourt of West Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut was born on August 22, 1914, and died at age 74 years old on July 9, 1989.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 7843335

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Katherine Valcourt passed away at age 74 years old on July 9, 1989. Katherine U Valcourt of West Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut was born on August 22, 1914.

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Katherine U Valcourt lived 5 years longer than the average Valcourt family member when she died at the age of 74.
The average age of a Valcourt family member is 69.
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1914 - 1989 World Events

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In 1914, in the year that Katherine U Valcourt was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1943, at the age of 29 years old, Katherine was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1956, at the age of 42 years old, Katherine was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1977, at the age of 63 years old, Katherine was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1989, in the year of Katherine U Valcourt's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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