Stanley Frederic Vanjoolen (1903 - 1979)

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Stanley Frederic Vanjoolen
1903 - 1979
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1903
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1979
Caulfield, Australia
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Caulfield, Australia
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Stanley Frederic Vanjoolen was born in 1903. He was born to Henry Vanjoolen and Louise Meyers Vanjoolen. He died in 1979 in Caulfield, Australia at age 76.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Stanley Frederic Vanjoolen passed away in 1979 in Caulfield, Australia at 76 years old. He was born in 1903. He was born to Henry Vanjoolen and Louise Meyers Vanjoolen.

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In 1903, in the year that Stanley Frederic Vanjoolen was born, two brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, flew the first powered heavier-than-air plane. They flew 4 times in one day - the longest flight lasting 59 seconds and a little over 852 feet. While the brothers had notified several newspapers of their attempt, only one - a local paper - covered it. After their 4th flight, a gust of wind caught the plane, turned it over, and totaled it.

In 1923, by the time he was 20 years old, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1932, he was 29 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1965, Stanley was 62 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1979, in the year of Stanley Frederic Vanjoolen's passing, 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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