Pete Shockley

(1877 - 1963)

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Pete Shockley
1877 - 1963
Born
November 28, 1877
Death
September 1963
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Arkansas
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Pete Shockley was born on November 28, 1877. He died in September 1963 at 85 years of age. We know that Pete Shockley had been residing in Arkansas.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Pete Shockley died in September 1963 at age 85. He was born on November 28, 1877. There is no information about Pete's family. We know that Pete Shockley had been residing in Arkansas.

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In 1877, in the year that Pete Shockley was born, on July 14th, strikes and resulting riots began at the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. A sympathy strike and rioting began in Pittsburgh and a worker's rebellion began in St. Louis, then spread to other cities. 100 people were killed before the strikes ended when President Rutherford B. Hayes sent federal troops to each of the cities involved.

In 1928, at the age of 51 years old, Pete was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1937, Pete was 60 years old when 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 1959, Pete was 82 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1963, in the year of Pete Shockley's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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