William Zuhlke (1902 - 1980)

William Zuhlke
1902 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
William Zuhlke was born on June 29, 1902. He died in August 1980 at 78 years of age. We know that William Zuhlke had been residing in Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Michigan 48127.
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William Zuhlke passed away in August 1980 at 78 years of age. He was born on June 29, 1902. We are unaware of information about William's surviving family. We know that William Zuhlke had been residing in Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Michigan 48127.
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In 1902, in the year that William Zuhlke was born, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1926, by the time he was 24 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1954, when he was 52 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1976, when he was 74 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1980, in the year of William Zuhlke's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Jan 6, 1926 - Oct 1, 2006
Jul 4, 1945 - Mar 16, 2008
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