Rhyne Ostwald (1927 - 2005)



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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery
Section CBG Row 3 Site 205,
P.o. Box 6237, San Diego, Ca


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San Diego, San Diego County, California

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S1C
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1927 - In the year that Rhyne Ostwald was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1928 - This person was just 1 year old when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1958 - At the age of 31 years old, Rhyne was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

1964 - At the age of 37 years old, Rhyne was alive when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

1979 - When this person was 52 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Rhyne Ostwald passed away on March 22, 2005 at 77 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. Rhyne was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section CBG Row 3 Site 205, San Diego, Ca. Rhyne was born on August 10, 1927. There is no information about Rhyne's immediate family.


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