Leonardo De Jesus Vel (1914 - 1995)

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Leonardo De Jesus Vel
1914 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Leonardo De Jesus Vel was born on February 6, 1914. He died on February 2, 1995 at 80 years old. We know that Leonardo De Jesus Vel had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York.


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Leonardo De Jesus Vel died on February 2, 1995 at 80 years of age. He was born on February 6, 1914. There is no information about Leonardo's surviving family. We know that Leonardo De Jesus Vel had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York.
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In 1914, in the year that Leonardo De Jesus Vel was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1939, by the time he was 25 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1977, Leonardo was 63 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1982, at the age of 68 years old, Leonardo was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1995, in the year of Leonardo De Jesus Vel's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Mar 29, 1918 - Apr 2, 2008
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May 10, 1926 - November 1986
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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Jose Marchany Vel
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Jun 8, 1898 - September 1979
Guayanilla, Puerto Rico

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