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Rocco Cecchini (born 1916)

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Rocco Cecchini
1916
Born
c. 1916
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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States
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Rocco Cecchini was born c. 1916. We know that Rocco Cecchini had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
Updated: September 24, 2013
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Rocco Cecchini
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Military serial#: 33072721 Enlisted: July 24, 1941 in Cp Lee Virginia Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
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Rocco Cecchini was born c. 1916. We have no information about Rocco's family or relationships. We know that Rocco Cecchini had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
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1916 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Rocco Cecchini was born, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1927, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1946, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1958, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1993, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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