Vicente Gonzalez Tor (1883 - 1967)

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Vicente Gonzalez Tor
1883 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Vicente Gonzalez Tor was born on January 22, 1883. He died in March 1967 at age 84. We know that Vicente Gonzalez Tor had been residing in San Juan, San Juan County, Puerto Rico 00913.


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Vicente Gonzalez Tor died in March 1967 at age 84. He was born on January 22, 1883. We are unaware of information about Vicente's surviving family. We know that Vicente Gonzalez Tor had been residing in San Juan, San Juan County, Puerto Rico 00913.
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In 1883, in the year that Vicente Gonzalez Tor was born, on July 4th, the first rodeo in the world was held in Pecos, Texas - according to its citizens. In the towns of Prescott and Payson Arizona, the same claim is made. All of these were gatherings of local cowboys, showing off their skills - no matter who was first.

In 1911, when he was 28 years old, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1922, he was 39 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1937, when he was 54 years old, 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 1967, in the year of Vicente Gonzalez Tor's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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Sep 29, 1914 - Nov 19, 2005
Santa Isabel, PR
Manuel Valentin Tor
Jul 17, 1968 - Feb 14, 2008
Adela Gonzalez-Tor
Jan 11, 1915 - May 16, 1992
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Ismael Carrillo-Tor
Apr 4, 1925 - January 1978
Francisco Martinez-Tor
Nov 11, 1918 - September 1979
Pura Santiago-Tor
Oct 20, 1912 - Aug 14, 1996
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Feb 18, 1912 - January 1979
Puerto Rico
A L De-Jesus-Tor
Feb 28, 1932 - Mar 15, 1989
Hector Castillo-Tor
Dec 18, 1932 - Sep 29, 1997
San German, PR
Juan Montalvo Tor
Jan 14, 1895 - May 1973
Lajas, Puerto Rico
Nicolas Balaguer-Tor
Sep 10, 1938 - Sep 6, 1996
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Antonio Olivieri Tor
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Villalba, Puerto Rico
Fidel Santiago-Tor
Jul 10, 1931 - Sep 12, 2009
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