Willie C Cosby (1936 - 1973)

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Burial / Funeral

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Section K Site 2295,
2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, Mo

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SSGT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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1936 - In the year that Willie C Cosby was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1937 - By the time he was only 1 year old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1955 - At the age of 19 years old, Willie was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1958 - When he was 22 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

1973 - In the year of Willie C Cosby's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Willie C Cosby died on September 10, 1973 at 37 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section K Site 2295, St. Louis, Mo. He was born on January 27, 1936. There is no information about Willie's surviving family.

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