Victor Ballato (1912 - 1958)

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Victor Ballato
1912 - 1958
updated February 06, 2019
Victor Ballato was born on May 30, 1912. He died in September 1958 at 46 years old.


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Victor Ballato died in September 1958 at age 46. He was born on May 30, 1912. We are unaware of information about Victor's family or relationships.
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1912 - 1958 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Victor Ballato 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 1924, by the time he was only 12 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1937, he was 25 years old when 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 1942, when he was 30 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1958, in the year of Victor Ballato's passing, 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.

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Rose L Ballato
Dec 31, 1914 - Sep 21, 2000
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Mary J Ballato
Apr 18, 1921 - Apr 17, 1991
Michael Ballato
Nov 14, 1919 - April 1968
Nancy Ballato
Jun 18, 1916 - Dec 8, 2000
Herndon, VA
Rose A Ballato
Feb 20, 1941 - Nov 8, 2008
Easton, PA
Suzanne M Ballato
Sep 9, 1914 - Feb 11, 1998
Ocean City, NJ
Michael S Ballato
Aug 16, 1942 - Jan 17, 2007
Easton, PA
Vita Ballato
Dec 29, 1901 - May 1980
Madge G Ballato
Oct 29, 1916 - Oct 28, 2004
Culpeper, VA
Giuseppe Ballato
Dec 3, 1887 - Nov 18, 1988
Weirton, WV
Charles Ballato
Dec 28, 1890 - June 1970
Michael P Ballato
Jan 19, 1915 - Jun 11, 2004
Weirton, WV
Virginia Ballato
Jun 21, 1925 - Jun 12, 2005
Weirton, WV
Ross Ballato
Apr 12, 1920 - November 1983
Weirton, West Virginia
Justin E Ballato
Nov 26, 1987 - May 27, 2003
Charles J Ballato
Mar 11, 1917 - Oct 14, 2005
Weirton, WV
Rose Ballato
Aug 4, 1920 - March 1985
Saro Ballato
Mar 18, 1913 - Jan 5, 2000
Weirton, WV
Jennie Ballato
Dec 6, 1911 - July 1976
Maple Heights, Ohio
Pasquale Ballato
Nov 20, 1911 - Mar 11, 1994
Maple Heights, OH

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