Moses Pretlow (1892 - 1980)

Moses Pretlow
1892 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Moses Pretlow was born on February 2, 1892. He died in October 1980 at age 88. We know that Moses Pretlow had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19140.

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Moses Pretlow passed away in October 1980 at 88 years old. He was born on February 2, 1892. There is no information about Moses's family. We know that Moses Pretlow had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19140.
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In 1892, in the year that Moses Pretlow was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1903, by the time he was just 11 years old, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1914, he was 22 years old when 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 1936, when he was 44 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1980, in the year of Moses Pretlow's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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