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William A Bickston (born 1920)

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William A Bickston
1920
Born
c. 1920
Last Known Residence
New York County, New York United States
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William A Bickston of New York County, New York United States was born c. 1920. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember William A Bickston.
Updated: September 19, 2013
Biography ID: 152661930

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New York County, New York United States
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c. 1920
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Military serial#: 20250333 Enlisted: October 15, 1940 in New York City New York Military branch: Infantry Rank: Private, National Guard (officers, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)
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1920 World Events

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In 1920, in the year that William A Bickston was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1948, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1969, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1978, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1999, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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