William Burke Hooper (born 1822)

William Burke Hooper
1822 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
William Burke Hooper was born on February 24, 1822.

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William Burke Hooper was born on February 24, 1822. We have no information about William's surviving family.
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In 1822, in the year that William Burke Hooper was born, on July 3rd, Charles Babbage published a proposal for a forerunner of the modern computer. Called a "difference engine", it calculated logarithms and trigonometric functions. Babbage wanted to eliminate the errors that occurred through the use of human "calculators" by creating a machine to do the same work. While a prototype was begun, it was never completed.

In 1831, around July 15th, the volcanic island of Graham Island briefly emerged in the Mediterranean Sea. The island was discovered by Humphrey Fleming Senhouse, a British sea captain, on August 1st and claimed by the United Kingdom. The island still exists but is now once again underwater.

In 1852, in Springfield Massachusetts, Smith & Wesson was founded. Their first gun was the Volcanic rifle. The company later expanded their line to include revolvers and ammunition.

In 1965, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1988, 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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Other William Hoopers

c. 1891 - May 5, 1915
c. 1911 - Jul 16, 1942
Unknown - Nov 10, 1916
c. 1895 - Apr 5, 1918
c. 1891 - Nov 18, 1916
c. 1918 - Mar 4, 1942
c. 1899 - Jun 29, 1918
c. 1904 - May 21, 1945
c. 1894 - Mar 21, 1918
c. 1923 - Feb 26, 1943
c. 1896 - Oct 12, 1917
Unknown - May 26, 1918
Unknown - Sep 26, 1916
c. 1887 - Jan 19, 1918
c. 1883 - Jul 17, 1916
Unknown - Mar 24, 1918
c. 1874 - Feb 2, 1921
c. 1916 - Mar 23, 1947
c. 1890 - May 21, 1917
c. 1881 - Mar 28, 1918

Other Hoopers

Mar 8, 1862 - Unknown
Apr 15, 1711 - Unknown
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Unknown - c. 1852
Unknown - Unknown
Mar 3, 1737 - Dec 14, 1835
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
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Mar 24, 1720 - Nov 7, 1752
Nov 10, 1733 - Unknown
c. 1764 - 1832
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Oct 10, 1816 - Jan 24, 1903
1827 - Unknown
c. 1800 - Unknown
Mar 31, 1785 - July 1870
Jul 29, 1829 - Apr 2, 1880
Dec 4, 1789 - Unknown

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Jun 19, 1913 - Unknown
Feb 21, 1880 - Unknown
Mar 31, 1857 - Unknown
Mar 8, 1862 - Unknown
Apr 3, 1929 - Unknown
c. Oct 15, 1904 - Unknown
c. May 15, 1883 - Unknown
February 1931 - Unknown
Mar 20, 1812 - Unknown
May 29, 1896 - Unknown
c. 1865 - Unknown
Feb 13, 1906 - January 1978
Sep 3, 1869 - Unknown
Oct 5, 1898 - Unknown
Sep 3, 1912 - Unknown
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1614 - Unknown
Jul 21, 1867 - Unknown
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