Willie J Gossett (1896 - 1987)

Willie J Gossett
1896 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Willie J Gossett was born on January 1, 1896. He died in June 1987 at 91 years old. We know that Willie J Gossett had been residing in Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma 73537.

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Willie J Gossett passed away in June 1987 at 91 years old. He was born on January 1, 1896. We are unaware of information about Willie's immediate family. We know that Willie J Gossett had been residing in Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma 73537.
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In 1896, in the year that Willie J Gossett was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1919, by the time he was 23 years old, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1967, at the age of 71 years old, Willie was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1971, by the time he was 75 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1987, in the year of Willie J Gossett's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Other Willie Gossetts

c. 1904 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1903 - Unknown
c. 1943 - Unknown
Mar 27, 1892 - August 1966
Feb 11, 1936 - Dec 22, 1990
Aug 12, 1931 - Nov 25, 2007
May 16, 1902 - Sep 21, 2001
Sep 12, 1912 - Apr 2, 1992
Oct 9, 1904 - Oct 28, 1989
Mar 8, 1903 - September 1988
Mar 28, 1896 - August 1976
Feb 13, 1923 - Oct 22, 2005
May 18, 1927 - Oct 7, 1995
Sep 19, 1920 - Mar 24, 1992
Apr 28, 1925 - Mar 18, 2004
Sep 24, 1911 - May 3, 1990
May 2, 1917 - Jan 5, 2008
Sep 20, 1910 - November 1979
May 13, 1907 - August 1971

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Sep 7, 1925 - Aug 13, 2003
Oct 19, 1892 - Unknown
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Sep 6, 1770 - Oct 30, 1852
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c. 1740 - Sep 7, 1811
1687 - Unknown
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c. 1769 - Dec 28, 1823
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Mar 26, 1904 - Unknown
Sep 13, 1910 - May 25, 1992
Jun 19, 1943 - Unknown
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Apr 18, 1913 - Unknown
Oct 12, 1884 - Unknown
May 30, 1922 - Unknown
Aug 6, 1920 - June 1962
Mar 2, 1916 - Unknown
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