Peter J Cocuzza (1912 - 1990)

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Peter J Cocuzza
1912 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Peter J Cocuzza was born on August 19, 1912. He died on May 23, 1990 at age 77. We know that Peter J Cocuzza had been residing in Brick, Ocean County, New Jersey 08723.

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Peter J Cocuzza passed away on May 23, 1990 at 77 years of age. He was born on August 19, 1912. There is no information about Peter's family or relationships. We know that Peter J Cocuzza had been residing in Brick, Ocean County, New Jersey 08723.
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In 1912, in the year that Peter J Cocuzza was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1922, at the age of only 10 years old, Peter was alive when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1950, Peter was 38 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1961, when he was 49 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1990, in the year of Peter J Cocuzza's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Oct 22, 1908 - Apr 8, 2000
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Jan 25, 1916 - Nov 21, 1990
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Jun 12, 1898 - January 1969
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Jan 6, 1916 - May 28, 2002
Verona, NJ
Michele Cocuzza
Sep 3, 1925 - Sep 5, 1991
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Feb 17, 1925 - Jul 14, 2004
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