Willie Gibson (1914 - 1956)

Willie Gibson
1914 - 1956
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Gibson was born on February 22, 1914. He died in September 1956 at 42 years old.


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Willie Gibson passed away in September 1956 at age 42. He was born on February 22, 1914. There is no information about Willie's family or relationships.
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In 1914, in the year that Willie Gibson was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1923, he was just 9 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1935, when he was 21 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1943, by the time he was 29 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1956, in the year of Willie Gibson's passing, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

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Other Gibsons

Jun 17, 1897 - November 1975
Nov 17, 1892 - December 1969
Apr 26, 1924 - Nov 11, 2001
Mar 28, 1914 - April 1993
May 26, 1920 - May 21, 2009
May 4, 1896 - May 1965
Oct 9, 1910 - Nov 4, 2001
May 31, 1911 - November 1984
Oct 12, 1926 - Jun 24, 2007
Jan 27, 1918 - April 1981
Dec 5, 1903 - June 1979
Nov 25, 1962 - November 1984
Sep 12, 1927 - September 1988
Apr 21, 1914 - Jun 20, 1992
Oct 21, 1927 - Jul 15, 2003
Aug 11, 1913 - Nov 15, 1996
Dec 6, 1901 - August 1978
Jan 5, 1928 - Nov 29, 2003
Apr 7, 1908 - Sep 15, 1988
Jul 14, 1965 - Nov 13, 2007

Other Bios

Sep 10, 1914 - Feb 4, 1997
Mar 1, 1924 - April 1986
May 15, 1896 - September 1966
Oct 21, 1921 - April 1992
Oct 22, 1891 - February 1980
Mar 1, 1913 - May 24, 1991
Feb 8, 1896 - August 1973
Oct 16, 1921 - Mar 27, 1995
Oct 11, 1920 - May 1986
Apr 22, 1922 - Feb 12, 2010
Apr 26, 1922 - Jan 19, 2003
May 27, 1923 - Jun 9, 2010
Nov 17, 1923 - Nov 14, 2005
Oct 18, 1919 - Aug 19, 1995
Feb 7, 1897 - January 1967
Jan 26, 1919 - September 1983
Nov 18, 1889 - June 1963
Aug 4, 1906 - December 1973
Aug 15, 1901 - December 1979
Nov 24, 1923 - Jun 3, 1989
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