William B Gammon (1917 - 1988)

William B Gammon
1917 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
William B Gammon was born on November 16, 1917. He died on February 7, 1988 at age 70. We know that William B Gammon had been residing in Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 18052.
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William B Gammon passed away on February 7, 1988 at age 70. He was born on November 16, 1917. We have no information about William's family. We know that William B Gammon had been residing in Whitehall, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 18052.
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In 1917, in the year that William B Gammon was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1943, by the time he was 26 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1951, when he was 34 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1960, by the time he was 43 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1988, in the year of William B Gammon's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1906 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1912 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1921 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1921 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown

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