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                          The Life of Lafever, Luke Gilliam
1885/03/14 to 1980/05/19 male 13 Children Farmer at Baxter, TN in Putnam County
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1885/--/-- -1 - Boston Symphony Orchestra organizes its Promenade Concerts (the Boston Pops).
1885/--/-- -1 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 22nd U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1885/--/-- -1 - French chemist Louis Pasteur develops a vaccine for rabies.
1885/--/-- -1 - General Gordon is killed by Mahdist forces at the siege of Khartoum in Sudan.
1885/--/-- -1 - Gottlieb Daimler develops the first motorcycle.
1885/--/-- -1 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1885/--/-- -1 - J. K. Stanley introduces his safety cycle, the basic model for the modern bicycle.
1885/--/-- -1 - Louis Pasteur administers successful rabies vaccination
1885/--/-- -1 - The Congo Free State (Zaire) becomes the possession of King Leopold II of Belgium.
1885/--/-- -1 - The Indian National Congress movement is founded in Bombay.
1885/03/14 0 *** Lafever, Luke Gilliam - Born to Lafever, Asher and Elrod, Canzada (Lafever)
1886/--/-- 0 - Apache Indian chief Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson Miles.
1886/--/-- 0 - Britain makes Burma a province of India after winning the Anglo-Burma War.
1886/--/-- 0 - British prime minister Gladstone introduces an unsuccessful Home Rule bill for Ireland.
1886/--/-- 0 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin completes The Kiss.
1886/--/-- 0 - Gold is discovered in Transvaal, South Africa.
1886/--/-- 0 - Haymarket Square labor riot in Chicago kills eleven people
1886/--/-- 0 - Jose Balmaceda becomes president of Chile.
1886/--/-- 0 - Samuel Gompers organizes the American Federation of Labor.
1886/--/-- 0 - The Anglo-German Agreement recognizes German control over Tanganyika (Tanzania).
1886/--/-- 0 - The Statue of Liberty is unveiled in New York Harbor.
1887/--/-- 1 - Arthur Conan Doyle publishes the first Sherlock Holmes story.
1887/--/-- 1 - France creates the Union of Indochina (most of modern day Vietnam and Kampuchea).
1887/--/-- 1 - The Michelson-Morley experiment confirms the absence of ether.
1888/--/-- 2 - A patent is issued to American inventor John H. Loud for the first ball-point pen.
1888/--/-- 2 - American inventor George Eastman introduces the Kodak box camera.
1888/--/-- 2 - Britain unites its Caribbean colonies of Trinidad and Tobago.
1888/--/-- 2 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh paints Still Life With Sunflowers.
1888/--/-- 2 - Eastman's Kodak camera begins amateur photography
1888/--/-- 2 - Jack the Ripper murders seven women in London.
1888/--/-- 2 - Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov writes Scheherazade.
1888/--/-- 2 - The National Geographic Magazine is published for the first time.
1888/--/-- 2 - William II succeeds Frederick III as emperor of Germany.
1889/--/-- 3 - Benjamin Harrison (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1889/--/-- 3 - Benjamin Harrison is inaugurated as the 23rd U.S. president.
1889/--/-- 3 - Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria commits suicide at Mayerling.
1889/--/-- 3 - German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg is exiled in Switzerland.
1889/--/-- 3 - Gustave Eiffel designs the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exposition.
1889/--/-- 3 - Japan's first prime minister Ito Hirobumi introduces the Meiji Constitution.
1889/--/-- 3 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state.
1889/--/-- 3 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state; Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1889/--/-- 3 - North Dakota and South Dakota are inaugurated as the 39th and 40th states.
1889/--/-- 3 - North Dakota is inaugurated as the 39th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 3 - Pedro II emperor of Brazil is overthrown in a coup; Brazil is declared a republic.
1889/--/-- 3 - South Dakota is inaugurated as the 40th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 3 - Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1889/03/01 3 *** Lafever, Winfield [Brother] - Born to Lafever, Asher and Elrod, Canzada (Lafever)
1890/--/-- 4 - AFL founded by S Gompers
1890/--/-- 4 - American naval officer Alfred Mahan publishes The Influence of Sea Power upon History.
1890/--/-- 4 - American psychologist William James publishes The Principles of Psychology.
1890/--/-- 4 - Cecil Rhodes becomes prime minister of the Cape Colony in South Africa.
1890/--/-- 4 - Claude Debussy begins composing Suite Bergamasque, including Clair de lune.
1890/--/-- 4 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh commits suicide.
1890/--/-- 4 - German chancellor Otto von Bismarck is dismissed by Emperor William II.
1890/--/-- 4 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state.
1890/--/-- 4 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state; Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 4 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore publishes Manasi (The Mind's Embodiment).
1890/--/-- 4 - Photographer Jacob Riis documents New York's poor in How the Other Half Lives.
1890/--/-- 4 - Sherman Antitrust Act
1890/--/-- 4 - Sioux Indians are massacred at the Battle of Wounded Knee.
1890/--/-- 4 - The British South Africa Company occupies Zimbabwe; conflicts begin with the Ndebele.
1890/--/-- 4 - The Forth Railway Bridge is opened, replacing the Brooklyn Bridge as the longest span.
1890/--/-- 4 - Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 4 - Zanzibar becomes a British protectorate.
1890/10/15 5 *** Lafever, Asher [Brother] - Born to Lafever, Asher and Elrod, Canzada (Lafever) Tennessee
1891/--/-- 5 - Anglo-Irish author Oscar Wilde publishes his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.
1891/--/-- 5 - English novelist Thomas Hardy writes Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
1891/--/-- 5 - Eugene Dubois discovers the first Homo erectus remains on Java in Indonesia.
1891/--/-- 5 - French postimpressionist artist Paul Gauguin travels to Tahiti.
1891/--/-- 5 - James Naismith devises the game of basketball in Springfield, Mass.
1891/--/-- 5 - The American Express Company introduces the first traveler's checks.
1891/07/17 6 *** Goff, America Alice (Lafever) [Wife] - Born to Goff, James M. -Jimmy- and Bozarth, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Goff)
1892/--/-- 6 - French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec paints At the Moulin Rouge.
1892/--/-- 6 - Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne completes the Card Players.
1892/--/-- 6 - James J. Corbett wins the heavyweight boxing championship from John L. Sullivan.
1892/--/-- 6 - Strike at Carnegie Steel results in ten deaths
1892/--/-- 6 - The San Francisco Examiner begins printing the first newspaper comic strip.
1892/--/-- 6 - Writer and political revolutionary Jose Marti founds the Cuban Revolutionary party.
1893/--/-- 7 - American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany begins producing Art Nouveau glassware.
1893/--/-- 7 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 24th U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1893/--/-- 7 - France adds Laos to "protectorate" of Indochina
1893/--/-- 7 - France adds Laos to the Union of Indochina.
1893/--/-- 7 - Gladstone's second Irish Home Rule Bill is vetoed by the House of Lords in Britain.
1893/--/-- 7 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1893/--/-- 7 - Queen Liliuokalani is ousted in Hawaii; Sanford B. Dole, is elected president (1894).
1893/--/-- 7 - The Ivory Coast becomes a French colony.
1893/--/-- 7 - Victor Horta's Tassel House in Brussels initiates the Art Nouveau architectural style.
1894/--/-- 8 - Britain establishes a protectorate over Buganda and conquers the rest of Uganda.
1894/--/-- 8 - Czech decorative artist Alfons Mucha designs a poster of Sarah Bernhardt.
1894/--/-- 8 - Dreyfus case splits France
1894/--/-- 8 - English artist Aubrey Beardsley illustrates Oscar Wilde's Salome.
1894/--/-- 8 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes The Jungle Book.
1894/--/-- 8 - Percival Lowell builds an observatory to study the Martian canals.
1894/--/-- 8 - Rebellion in Korea begins the First Sino-Japanese War.
1894/--/-- 8 - The arrest of army captain Albert Dreyfus creates a political crisis in France.
1894/--/-- 8 - Thousands of Armenians are massacred in Turkey.
1894/05/02 9 *** Lafever, Elvira [Sister] - Born to Lafever, Asher and Elrod, Canzada (Lafever)
1895/--/-- 9 - Anglo-Irish playwright Oscar Wilde writes The Importance of Being Earnest.
1895/--/-- 9 - Japan defeats China; the Shimonoseki Treaty establishes Korean independence.
1895/--/-- 9 - Louis and Auguste Lumiere show the first motion pictures to a Paris cafe audience.
1895/--/-- 9 - Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilich Lenin is exiled to Siberia.
1895/--/-- 9 - Sir Henry Irving becomes the first British actor to be knighted.
1895/--/-- 9 - The American Bowling Congress (ABC) is founded.
1895/--/-- 9 - The Cuban War of Independence begins against Spain; Jose Marti is killed in battle.
1895/--/-- 9 - The Jameson Raid on the Boer republic of Transvaal increases anti-British hostility.
1895/--/-- 9 - The first list of best-selling books is published by The Bookman magazine.
1895/--/-- 9 - Wilhelm Rontgen discovers x-rays
1895/--/-- 9 - X rays are discovered by German physicist Wilhelm C. Roentgen.
1896/--/-- 10 - A tsunami (tidal wave) kills 27,000 people in Japan.
1896/--/-- 10 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini writes the opera La Boheme.
1896/--/-- 10 - John Philip Sousa composes The Stars and Stripes Forever.
1896/--/-- 10 - King Menelik II defeats the Italians at Adwa, maintaining Ethiopian independence.
1896/--/-- 10 - Supreme Court rules "separate but equal" legal
1896/--/-- 10 - The first modern Olympic Games are held at Athens in Greece; 13 countries compete.
1896/--/-- 10 - Utah is inaugurated as the 45th state of the Union.
1896/09/09 11 *** Lafever, Columbus [Brother] - Born to Lafever, Asher and Elrod, Canzada (Lafever)
1897/--/-- 11 - American comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids is begun by Rudolph Dirks.
1897/--/-- 11 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt helps to found the Vienna Secession group.
1897/--/-- 11 - British physician Havelock Ellis begins his Studies in the Psychology of Sex.
1897/--/-- 11 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes Captains Courageous.
1897/--/-- 11 - French dramatist Edmond Rostand writes Cyrano de Bergerac.
1897/--/-- 11 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Sleeping Gypsy.
1897/--/-- 11 - McKinley is inaugurated as the 25th U.S. president; Hobart becomes vice-president.
1897/--/-- 11 - Russian author Anton Chekhov writes the play Uncle Vanya.
1897/--/-- 11 - Stanislavsky founds the Moscow Art Theater and begins the method acting technique.
1897/--/-- 11 - The first subway un the U.S. opens in Boston.
1897/--/-- 11 - Theodor Herzl organizes the World Zionist Congress at Basel in Switzerland.
1897/--/-- 11 - William Mckinley (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1897/05/24 12 *** Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) [1st cousin] - Born to Lafever, William Thomas
1898/--/-- 12 - Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw publishes Arms and the Man.
1898/--/-- 12 - Britain obtains a 99-year lease for Hong Kong from the Chinese.
1898/--/-- 12 - Commodore Dewey destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila harbor.
1898/--/-- 12 - Cuba occupied by U.S. and released
1898/--/-- 12 - English author H. G. Wells publishes The War of the Worlds.
1898/--/-- 12 - Spain cedes Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the U.S. in the Treaty of Paris.
1898/--/-- 12 - Spanish-American War, Cuba, Phillipines, US
1898/--/-- 12 - The Boxer Uprising begins in China; Empress Tz'u-hsi imprisons the emperor.
1898/--/-- 12 - The British under Kitchener defeat the Mahdists at Omdurman in Sudan.
1898/--/-- 12 - The Fashoda Incident leads to a French withdrawal from the Sudan.
1898/--/-- 12 - The Spanish fleet is destroyed off Cuba; Spain sues for peace.
1898/--/-- 12 - The Spanish-American War begins with a declaration of war by Congress.
1898/--/-- 12 - The U.S. army uses machine guns for the first time in the battle of Santiago.
1898/--/-- 12 - The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in the Spanish port of Manila in the Philippines.
1898/--/-- 12 - U.S. troops land on Cuba; Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders are in action.
1898/--/-- 12 - William Randolph Hearst's yellow journalism inflames anti-Spanish feelings.
1899/--/-- 13 - American artist Winslow Homer paints the Gulf Stream.
1899/--/-- 13 - American composer Scott Joplin publishes his Maple Leaf Rag.
1899/--/-- 13 - Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh completes the Glasgow School of Art.
1899/--/-- 13 - English composer Edward Elgar writes The Enigma Variations.
1899/--/-- 13 - Journalist and future statesman Winston Churchill escapes from Boer captivity.
1899/--/-- 13 - Sigmund Freud "Interpretation of Dreams"
1899/--/-- 13 - The British under Robert Baden-Powell are besieged by the Boers at Mafeking.
1899/--/-- 13 - The South African War begins between the Boers (Afrikaners) and the British.
1899/--/-- 13 - U.S. Secretary of State John M. Hay advocates an Open Door Policy for China.
1900/--/-- 14 *** Lafever, Mary Canzada [Niece] - Born to Lafever, Andrew J.
1900/--/-- 14 - American novelist Theodore Dreiser publishes his first novel Sister Carrie.
1900/--/-- 14 - An international force lifts the Boxer siege of Peking.
1900/--/-- 14 - British politician Keir Hardie helps to found the Labour party.
1900/--/-- 14 - Chinese nationalists besiege foreigners in Peking during the Boxer Uprising.
1900/--/-- 14 - Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invents the electrocardiograph.
1900/--/-- 14 - Hawaii is made a U.S. Territory; Sanford Dole serves as the first governor.
1900/--/-- 14 - Hector Guimard uses Art Nouveau designs for the entrances to the Paris Metro.
1900/--/-- 14 - Humbert I is assassinated; he is succeeded by Victor Emanuel III as king of Italy.
1900/--/-- 14 - Italian author Gabriele D'Annunzio publishes The Flame of Life.
1900/--/-- 14 - James J. Jeffries beats Jim Corbett to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
1900/--/-- 14 - Max Planck formulates the quantum theory in physics.
1900/--/-- 14 - Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams.
1900/--/-- 14 - Sir Arthur Evans begins the excavation of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
1900/--/-- 14 - The Boers begin a guerrilla war against the British occupation forces.
1900/--/-- 14 - The British defeat the Boer (Afrikaner) armies in South Africa and occupy Pretoria.
1900/--/-- 14 - The U.S. wins the first Davis Cup tennis contest.
1900/02/22 14 *** Lafever, Mary Louraine (Maynard) [Sister] - Died Silverpoint, Tennessee Pleasant View cem. Putnam county TN
1901/--/-- 15 - A 39,000 year-old frozen mammoth is discovered in Russia.
1901/--/-- 15 - A stele bearing the Code of Hammurabi is discovered in Susa, Iran.
1901/--/-- 15 - American surgeon Walter Reed proves that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes.
1901/--/-- 15 - An American League of baseball is formed in competition to the National League.
1901/--/-- 15 - Andrew Carnegie sells his company and devotes himself to philanthropy.
1901/--/-- 15 - Britain incorporates Ashanti territory into the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1901/--/-- 15 - English author Beatrix Potter publishes her children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
1901/--/-- 15 - Guglielmo Marconi tests radio transmissions between England and Newfoundland.
1901/--/-- 15 - King C. Gillette founds the American Safety Razor Company.
1901/--/-- 15 - Pres. McKinley shot by anarchist
1901/--/-- 15 - President McKinley is assassinated by the anarchist Leon Czolgosz.
1901/--/-- 15 - Queen Victoria dies; she is succeeded by her son Edward VII.
1901/--/-- 15 - Russia occupies Manchuria in north-east China.
1901/--/-- 15 - Sergei Rachmaninoff writes his Second Piano Concerto.
1901/--/-- 15 - Sir Edward Elgar composes the first of his five Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
1901/--/-- 15 - Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's Blue Period begins.
1901/--/-- 15 - Temperance advocate Carry Nation uses a hatchet to attack a Kansas saloon.
1901/--/-- 15 - The Commonwealth of Australia is founded.
1901/--/-- 15 - The first U.S. national bowling tournament is held.
1901/--/-- 15 - Theodore Roosevelt (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1901/--/-- 15 - Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 26th U.S. president.
1901/--/-- 15 - Victor L. Berger and Eugene V. Debs help found the American Socialist party.
1901/01/02 15 - Edward VII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1902/--/-- 16 - American artist Robert Henri paints the New York street scene West 57th Street.
1902/--/-- 16 - Conan Doyle writes the Sherlock Holmes adventure The Hound of the Baskervilles.
1902/--/-- 16 - English author Joseph Conrad publishes Heart of Darkness.
1902/--/-- 16 - French filmmaker Georges Melies produces A Trip to the Moon.
1902/--/-- 16 - Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso makes his first phonographic recording.
1902/--/-- 16 - Maksim Gorky's The Lower Depths is produced at the Moscow Art Theater.
1902/--/-- 16 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1902/--/-- 16 - Roosevelt begins conservation of forests
1902/--/-- 16 - The Photo-Secession group is founded in New York by photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
1902/--/-- 16 - The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the South African War.
1902/08/-- 17 - Edward VII crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India at Wes
1903/--/-- 17 - Alexander, King of Serbia, is assassinated; he is succeeded by Peter I.
1903/--/-- 17 - American author Jack London publishes The Call of the Wild.
1903/--/-- 17 - American novelist Henry James publishes The Ambassadors.
1903/--/-- 17 - Bernard Shaw's play Man and Superman is produced in London.
1903/--/-- 17 - Colonel Francis Younghusband leads a British military expedition into Tibet.
1903/--/-- 17 - Edwin S. Porter directs the pioneering Western film The Great Train Robbery.
1903/--/-- 17 - Emmeline Pankhurst founds the Women's Social and Political Union in Britain.
1903/--/-- 17 - Marie and Pierre Curie win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on radioactivity.
1903/--/-- 17 - Orville Wright makes the first successful flight in a self-propelled airplane.
1903/--/-- 17 - Panama declares its independence from Columbia; the U.S. recognizes the new republic.
1903/--/-- 17 - The Rolls-Royce automobile company is founded in Britain.
1903/--/-- 17 - The U.S. acquires perpetual control over the Panama Canal Zone.
1903/--/-- 17 - The first World Series baseball game is played.
1903/--/-- 17 - Vladimir Ilich Lenin organizes the Bolshevik revolutionary group.
1903/--/-- 17 - Wright Bros. first airplane
1903/10/-- 18 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (3) AL BOSTON (5)
1904/--/-- 18 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is produced.
1904/--/-- 18 - Ivan Pavlov, discoverer of the conditioned reflex, is awarded the Nobel Prize.
1904/--/-- 18 - James Barrie's play Peter Pan is produced in London.
1904/--/-- 18 - Max Weber publishes The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
1904/--/-- 18 - Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to intervene in Latin America
1904/--/-- 18 - Russia and Japan at war
1904/--/-- 18 - Russian author Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard is produced.
1904/--/-- 18 - Territorial disputes in Manchuria begin the Russo-Japanese War.
1904/--/-- 18 - The Abbey Theatre is founded in Dublin.
1904/--/-- 18 - The New York City subway is opened.
1905/--/-- 19 - A general strike and revolution begin in Russia; Nicholas II grants a constitution.
1905/--/-- 19 - Albert Einstein proposes Special Theory of Relativity
1905/--/-- 19 - Ambrose Fleming invents the thermionic valve, used to improve radio reception.
1905/--/-- 19 - American humorist and actor Will Rogers makes his New York City debut.
1905/--/-- 19 - American labor leader Eugene V. Debs founds the Industrial Workers of the World.
1905/--/-- 19 - Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen founds the T'ung-meng hui (Alliance Society).
1905/--/-- 19 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner organizes the expressionist painters group Die Brucke.
1905/--/-- 19 - French territorial ambitions spark the first Moroccan crisis.
1905/--/-- 19 - German physicist Albert Einstein proposes his Special Theory of Relativity.
1905/--/-- 19 - German poet Rainer Maria Rilke publishes The Book of Hours.
1905/--/-- 19 - Henri Matisse and Andre Derain form the Fauves (Wild Beasts) art movement.
1905/--/-- 19 - Psychologist Alfred Binet develops intelligence tests for school children.
1905/--/-- 19 - Roosevelt begins his second term as U.S. president; Fairbanks becomes vice-president.
1905/--/-- 19 - The Cullinan diamond is found in South Africa; it weighs 3,106 carats.
1905/--/-- 19 - The Russian fleet is destroyed by the Japanese at the Battle of Tsushima.
1905/--/-- 19 - The Sinn Fein Irish nationalist movement is founded by Arthur Griffith.
1905/--/-- 19 - The union of Norway and Sweden is dissolved; Haakon VII is elected king of Norway.
1905/--/-- 19 - W.E.B. Du Bois forms the Niagara Movement to demand full civil rights for black Americans.
1905/--/-- 19 - mini-revolution in Russia
1905/10/-- 20 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (1)
1906/--/-- 20 - British author John Galsworthy publishes the first novel of The Forsythe Saga.
1906/--/-- 20 - H.M.S. Dreadnought, the first modern battleship, is launched.
1906/--/-- 20 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen traverses the Northwest Passage.
1906/--/-- 20 - The Aga Khan III forms the All-India Moslim League.
1906/--/-- 20 - The Dreyfus affair ends with the pardoning of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.
1906/--/-- 20 - The San Francisco earthquake kills 700.
1906/--/-- 20 - Under the Platt Amendment U.S. troops return to Cuba to quell rebellion and restore order.
1906/--/-- 20 - Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle leads to the U.S. Pure Foods and Drugs Act.
1906/10/-- 21 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1907/--/-- 21 *** Randolph, Mahala (Lafever) & Lafever, Levi Lee [Brother] - Married
1907/--/-- 21 - A Triple Entente is formed between Britain, France and Russia.
1907/--/-- 21 - Anna Pavlova dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
1907/--/-- 21 - Irish playwright J.M. Synge writes The Playboy of the Western World.
1907/--/-- 21 - Lee De Forest invents the triode, a key component for amplifying radio signals.
1907/--/-- 21 - Oklahoma is inaugurated as the 46th state of the Union.
1907/--/-- 21 - Rasputin gains influence at the court of Russian emperor Nicholas II.
1907/--/-- 21 - The Panic of 1907 begins with the collapse of the U.S. stock market.
1907/--/-- 21 - The first Ziegfeld Follies are staged in New York City.
1907/10/-- 22 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (0)
1908/--/-- 22 - An earthquake at Messina in Italy kills 80,000.
1908/--/-- 22 - Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia and Hercegovina.
1908/--/-- 22 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt paints The Kiss.
1908/--/-- 22 - Automaker William Durant founds the General Motors Company.
1908/--/-- 22 - British soldier Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
1908/--/-- 22 - Filmmakers Charles Pathe and Leon Gaumont produce the first newsreel.
1908/--/-- 22 - GE patents electric toaster
1908/--/-- 22 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black heavyweight boxing champion.
1908/--/-- 22 - Kenneth Grahame publishes his children's story The Wind in the Willows.
1908/--/-- 22 - King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Independent State of Congo in Africa.
1908/--/-- 22 - Liberal leader Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister of Britain.
1908/--/-- 22 - Mary Baker Eddy establishes the Christian Science Monitor.
1908/--/-- 22 - Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque cofound the cubism art movement.
1908/--/-- 22 - The Ashcan school of painters exhibit in New York City.
1908/--/-- 22 - The Ford Motor Company produces the first Model T automobile.
1908/--/-- 22 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1908/--/-- 22 - The Tunguska fireball explodes in Siberia with the force of a modern H-bomb.
1908/--/-- 22 - The Young Turk Revolution in Turkey leads to political reform.
1908/02/02 22 *** Lafever, Luke Gilliam & Goff, America Alice (Lafever) [Wife] - Married
1908/10/-- 23 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (1)
1908/11/11 23 *** Lafever, Myrtle Elvira (Love) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1909/--/-- 23 - American architect Frank Lloyd Wright builds the Robie House in Chicago.
1909/--/-- 23 - American artist George Bellows paints the prize fight scene Stag at Sharkey's.
1909/--/-- 23 - American explorer Robert E. Peary reaches the North Pole.
1909/--/-- 23 - American poet William Carlos Williams publishes Poems, his first book.
1909/--/-- 23 - American writer Gertrude Stein publishes Three Lives.
1909/--/-- 23 - French aviator Louis Bleriot makes the first flight across the English Channel.
1909/--/-- 23 - NAACP in NYC
1909/--/-- 23 - Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev presents the Ballet Russe in Paris.
1909/--/-- 23 - Taft is inaugurated as the 27th U.S. president; Sherman becomes vice-president.
1909/--/-- 23 - William Howard Taft (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1909/10/-- 24 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1910/--/-- 24 - British Empire covers 1/5th of world land area
1910/--/-- 24 - British author Arnold Bennett publishes Clayhanger.
1910/--/-- 24 - British politician Winston Churchill is appointed first lord of the Admiralty.
1910/--/-- 24 - France groups four African territories together as French Equatorial Africa.
1910/--/-- 24 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Dream.
1910/--/-- 24 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin casts the bronze figure The Thinker.
1910/--/-- 24 - Fundamentalism begins with "Five Points"
1910/--/-- 24 - George V succeeds his father Edward VII as king of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/--/-- 24 - German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich synthesizes Salversan, a cure for syphilis.
1910/--/-- 24 - Italian artists led by Umberto Boccioni found the futurism movement.
1910/--/-- 24 - Japanese forces annex Korea.
1910/--/-- 24 - Madero, Villa and Zapata lead a revolution against Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz.
1910/--/-- 24 - Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky executes his first abstract painting.
1910/--/-- 24 - The Art Deco architectural and decorative arts style begins to become popular.
1910/--/-- 24 - The Union of South Africa is formed; Louis Botha becomes the first prime minister.
1910/05/-- 25 - George V succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1910/10/-- 25 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1910/10/08 25 *** Lafever, Charlie Columbus [Son] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1911/--/-- 25 - American aviator Glen Curtiss flies the first successful seaplane.
1911/--/-- 25 - American novelist Edith Wharton publishes Ethan Frome.
1911/--/-- 25 - American songwriter Irving Berlin publishes Alexander's Ragtime Band.
1911/--/-- 25 - Elmer A. Sperry designs the first American gyrocompass.
1911/--/-- 25 - English author G.K. Chesterton publishes the first Father Brown story.
1911/--/-- 25 - German-American anthropologist Franz Boas publishes The Mind of Primitive Man.
1911/--/-- 25 - Hans Geiger invents an electrical device to count individual alpha particles.
1911/--/-- 25 - Italy's attempts to annex Cyrenaica and Tripolitania leads to the Italo-Turkish War.
1911/--/-- 25 - Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz is overthrown; Francisco Madero becomes president.
1911/--/-- 25 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole ahead of Robert Scott.
1911/--/-- 25 - Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier is performed for the first time.
1911/--/-- 25 - Robert A Millikan measures electron's charge
1911/--/-- 25 - Russian artist Marc Chagall paints I and My Village.
1911/--/-- 25 - Sir Ernest Rutherford formulates his theory of atomic structure.
1911/--/-- 25 - The Ch'ing dynasty is deposed in China; a republic is formed under Sun Yat-sen.
1911/--/-- 25 - The first film studio is established at Hollywood in California.
1911/--/-- 25 - Tibet declares its independence from China.
1911/--/-- 25 - Willis Carrier designs the first practical air conditioning system.
1911/06/02 26 - George V crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Randa
1911/10/-- 26 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1912/--/-- 26 - American Indian Jim Thorpe wins the Olympic decathlon and pentathlon.
1912/--/-- 26 - American author Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes Tarzan of the Apes.
1912/--/-- 26 - American writer Willa Cather publishes her first novel Alexander's Bridge.
1912/--/-- 26 - Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 26 - Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler publishes The Neurotic Constitution.
1912/--/-- 26 - British explorers under Scott reach the South Pole but die during their return.
1912/--/-- 26 - French Dada artist Marcel Duchamp paints Nude Descending a Staircase.
1912/--/-- 26 - German geophysicist Alfred Wegener formulates his continental drift hypothesis.
1912/--/-- 26 - Morocco is divided between France and Spain after the second Moroccan crisis.
1912/--/-- 26 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state.
1912/--/-- 26 - New Mexico is inaugurated as the 47th state; Arizona is inaugurated as the 48th state.
1912/--/-- 26 - Piltdown man is discovered in Britain, beginning an elaborate scientific hoax.
1912/--/-- 26 - Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky choreographs and dances in The Afternoon of the Faun.
1912/--/-- 26 - The Balkan League begins the first Balkan War against the Ottoman Empire.
1912/--/-- 26 - The liner Titanic sinks after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage.
1912/--/-- 26 - Theodore Roosevelt campaigns for the U.S. presidency under the Bull Moose ticket.
1912/10/-- 27 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL BOSTON (4)
1912/12/03 27 *** Lafever, Herschel [Son] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1913/--/-- 27 - American poet Robert Frost publishes A Boy's Will.
1913/--/-- 27 - Bertrand Russell and A.E. Whitehead publish Principia Mathematica.
1913/--/-- 27 - Danish physicist Niels Bohr publishes his atomic theory.
1913/--/-- 27 - English novelist D.H. Lawrence publishes Sons and Lovers.
1913/--/-- 27 - Federal income tax is introduced in the U.S.
1913/--/-- 27 - Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring causes a scandal at the Paris premiere.
1913/--/-- 27 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1913/--/-- 27 - King George I of Greece is assassinated; he is succeeded by Constantine I
1913/--/-- 27 - Marcel Proust writes the first volume of Remembrance of Things Past.
1913/--/-- 27 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer builds a hospital at Lambarene in Africa.
1913/--/-- 27 - Russian revolutionary Joseph Stalin is exiled to Siberia by the tsarist government.
1913/--/-- 27 - Samuel Goldwyn founds his first movie company with Jesse Lasky and Cecil B. De Mille.
1913/--/-- 27 - Socialists Sidney and Beatrice Webb found the political journal The New Statesman.
1913/--/-- 27 - The constructivism art movement begins in Russia.
1913/--/-- 27 - The island of Crete is united with Greece.
1913/--/-- 27 - The second Balkan War begins with a Bulgarian attack on Serbia.
1913/--/-- 27 - Victoriano Huerta leads a military coup in Mexico; president Francisco Madero is killed.
1913/--/-- 27 - Wilson is inaugurated as the 28th U.S. president; Marshall becomes vice-president.
1913/--/-- 27 - Woodrow Wilson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1913/10/-- 28 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1913/12/25 28 *** Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) [1st cousin] & Goff, Charlie Clay - Married Married in Putnam County Tennessee
1914/--/-- 28 - A British expedition led by Ernest Shackleton is marooned in the Antarctic.
1914/--/-- 28 - A German fleet defeats the British at Coronel but is decimated at the Falklands.
1914/--/-- 28 - Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, precipitating World War I.
1914/--/-- 28 - Austrian forces invade Serbia but are repulsed with heavy losses.
1914/--/-- 28 - Black composer W.C. Handy writes the St. Louis Blues.
1914/--/-- 28 - Charlie Chaplin develops his little tramp character in a series of slapstick films.
1914/--/-- 28 - France, Russia and Britain (the Allies) are at war with Germany and Austria-Hungary.
1914/--/-- 28 - George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmallion is performed for the first time.
1914/--/-- 28 - German forces invade Belgium and France but are halted at the Marne.
1914/--/-- 28 - German submarines begin to exact a heavy toll on Allied shipping.
1914/--/-- 28 - Japan joins the Allies and captures the German base of Tsingtao in China.
1914/--/-- 28 - Mack Sennett produces comedy films starring the Keystone Kops.
1914/--/-- 28 - Parisian couturier Coco Chanel begins designing clothes.
1914/--/-- 28 - President Wilson declares U.S. neutrality in World War I.
1914/--/-- 28 - Russian forces invade East Prussia but are defeated at the Battle of Tannenberg.
1914/--/-- 28 - The Panama Canal is completed, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
1914/--/-- 28 - Turkey declares war on the Allies; Britain annexes Turkish Cyprus.
1914/--/-- 28 - U.S. Marines land at Veracruz in Mexico; President Huerta resigns.
1914/--/-- 28 - World War I begins
1914/05/27 29 *** Elrod, John T. [Grandfather] - Died Putnam County, TN - Judd cemetery
1914/10/-- 29 - World Series NL BOSTON (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (0)
1915/--/-- 29 - A German submarine torpedoes the British liner Lusitania; 124 Americans are killed.
1915/--/-- 29 - Albert Einstein formulates his General Theory of Relativity.
1915/--/-- 29 - Anglo-French forces land at Gallipoli in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war.
1915/--/-- 29 - Austrian writer Franz Kafka publishes The Metamorphosis.
1915/--/-- 29 - D. W. Griffith's movie The Birth of a Nation is shown for the first time.
1915/--/-- 29 - Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa lead rebellions against Venustiano Carranza in Mexico.
1915/--/-- 29 - English author Somerset Maugham publishes Of Human Bondage.
1915/--/-- 29 - German Zeppelin airships begin bombing attacks on Britain.
1915/--/-- 29 - Italy joins the Allies and invades Austrian territory.
1915/--/-- 29 - President Wilson recognizes the Mexican government of Venustiano Carranza.
1915/--/-- 29 - Serbia is overrun by the combined forces of Austria, Germany and Bulgaria.
1915/--/-- 29 - The Anzacs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) fight at Gallipoli.
1915/--/-- 29 - The Dada art and literary movement is formed.
1915/--/-- 29 - The Germans use poison gas for the first time at Ypres on the Western Front.
1915/--/-- 29 - U.S. Marines land in Haiti, beginning a 20-year period of military occupation.
1915/--/-- 29 - War poet Rupert Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems is published in the year he dies.
1915/01/06 29 *** Goff, Dovie Ellen [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county Tennessee
1915/02/06 29 *** Lafever, Ruba Ada (Dilldine) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1915/10/-- 30 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1916/--/-- 30 - Albert Einstein proposes General Theory of Relativity
1916/--/-- 30 - Allied forces withdraw from Gallipoli after strong Turkish opposition.
1916/--/-- 30 - American poet Carl Sandburg publishes his first book Chicago Poems.
1916/--/-- 30 - British forces assault the German line at the Somme; tanks are used for the first time.
1916/--/-- 30 - German assaults at Verdun are repulsed by the French with great loss of life.
1916/--/-- 30 - James Joyce publishes A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
1916/--/-- 30 - Jeannette Rankin becomes the first female member of U.S. House of Representatives.
1916/--/-- 30 - Lloyd George becomes prime minister of Britain's wartime coalition government.
1916/--/-- 30 - Margaret Sanger is arrested for opening a birth-control clinic in Brooklyn.
1916/--/-- 30 - North Sea storms flood lowlands in the Netherlands, 10,000 lives are lost.
1916/--/-- 30 - T. Tzara DADA
1916/--/-- 30 - The British and German fleets clash at the Battle of Jutland.
1916/--/-- 30 - The Easter Rising in Dublin is suppressed within a week by the British.
1916/--/-- 30 - The Russian Brusilov Offensive meets with success on the Eastern Front.
1916/--/-- 30 - The Trans-Siberian railway is completed -- the longest continuous rail line in the world.
1916/--/-- 30 - U.S. Marines land in Santo Domingo to quell unrest; the occupation lasts until 1924.
1916/--/-- 30 - U.S. troops under Pershing invade Mexico in retaliation for raids by Pancho Villa.
1916/10/-- 31 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL BOSTON (4)
1916/10/16 31 *** Goff, Della Myrtis [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb County TN
1917/--/-- 31 *** Sherrell, William Jordan & Lafever, Mary Canzada [Niece] - Married
1917/--/-- 31 - Adoption of the convoy system reduces Allied losses to German submarines.
1917/--/-- 31 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot publishes The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
1917/--/-- 31 - Art critic and writer Guillaume Apollinaire coins the term surrealism.
1917/--/-- 31 - Astrophysicist Karl Schwarzschild develops the black hole theory.
1917/--/-- 31 - Blacks migrate north and west
1917/--/-- 31 - British forces attack the Germans in the Third Battle of Ypres.
1917/--/-- 31 - British forces under Allenby capture Jerusalem and Bagdhad from the Turks.
1917/--/-- 31 - Dutch artists Theo Van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian found the magazine de Stijl.
1917/--/-- 31 - English composer Gustav Holst completes The Planets.
1917/--/-- 31 - English humorist P.G. Wodehouse creates Bertie Wooster and his butler Jeeves.
1917/--/-- 31 - Germany announces the resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1917/--/-- 31 - Italian forces are defeated by Austria at the Battle of Caporetto.
1917/--/-- 31 - Russian revolutions: communist U.S.S.R. formed
1917/--/-- 31 - Selective Service Act creates draft
1917/--/-- 31 - Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung publishes The Psychology of the Unconscious.
1917/--/-- 31 - T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) leads the Arab revolt against the Turks.
1917/--/-- 31 - The Balfour Declaration endorses a Jewish national homeland in Palestine.
1917/--/-- 31 - The Germans and the Bolshevik leaders sign an armistice at Brest-Litovsk.
1917/--/-- 31 - The Germans help Lenin return to Russia from exile in Switzerland.
1917/--/-- 31 - The Jones Act gives all Puerto Ricans the right to U.S. citizenship.
1917/--/-- 31 - The Russian Revolution begins; Emperor Nicholas II abdicates.
1917/--/-- 31 - The U.S. purchases the Virgin Islands from Denmark.
1917/--/-- 31 - The United States declares war on Germany.
1917/--/-- 31 - The Zimmermann note proposing a secret Mexican alliance with Germany is revealed.
1917/--/-- 31 - The disastrous Nivelle Offensive leads to mutinies in the French Army.
1917/--/-- 31 - The earliest jazz recordings are made in New York City.
1917/--/-- 31 - The first Pulitzer Prizes are awarded for journalism, letters and music.
1917/--/-- 31 - The provisional Kerensky government is deposed; Bolsheviks seize power in Russia.
1917/06/29 32 *** Lafever, Lonnie Oscar [Son] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1917/10/-- 32 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1918/--/-- 32 - Advances by French, British and American armies force a general German retreat.
1918/--/-- 32 - American astronomer Harlow Shapley discovers the dimensions of the Milky Way.
1918/--/-- 32 - American author Booth Tarkington writes The Magnificent Ambersons.
1918/--/-- 32 - American forcesunder Pershing help to stem the German offensive.
1918/--/-- 32 - An airmail service begins among New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
1918/--/-- 32 - An influenza pandemic begins (it kills 21-22 million in 2 years).
1918/--/-- 32 - Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia become republics in the aftermath of World War I.
1918/--/-- 32 - Bloomsbury Group member Lytton Strachey publishes Eminent Victorians.
1918/--/-- 32 - Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky organizes the Red Army.
1918/--/-- 32 - Civil war breaks out between the Red and White Russian armies.
1918/--/-- 32 - French composer Erik Satie writes Socrate.
1918/--/-- 32 - German air ace Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron) is shot down and killed.
1918/--/-- 32 - Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia, and his family are executed by the Bolsheviks.
1918/--/-- 32 - Revolution breaks out in Germany; Emperor William II flees to the Netherlands.
1918/--/-- 32 - Shapley determines sun is part of Milky Way galaxy
1918/--/-- 32 - The Germans renew their assault on the Western Front in the Ludendorff Offensive.
1918/--/-- 32 - The Weimar Republic negotiates an armistice for Germany, ending World War I.
1918/--/-- 32 - The world's largest telescope is installed at Mount Wilson Observatory.
1918/--/-- 32 - Women over 30 win the vote in Britain.
1918/10/-- 33 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL BOSTON (4)
1918/11/11 33 *** Goff, Bethel Ralph [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county TN
1919/--/-- 33 - Boxer Jack Dempsey knocks out Jess Willard to become heavyweight champion.
1919/--/-- 33 - British troops massacre demonstrators at Amritsar in India.
1919/--/-- 33 - English aviators Alcock and Brown make the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
1919/--/-- 33 - French tennis star Suzanne Lenglen wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1919/--/-- 33 - George Gershwin composes his first hit song Swanee.
1919/--/-- 33 - German communist Rosa Luxemburg is murdered after the Sparticus uprising.
1919/--/-- 33 - Italian leader Benito Mussolini organizes his Fascist movement.
1919/--/-- 33 - Jan Smuts succeeds Louis Botha as prime minister of South Africa.
1919/--/-- 33 - Lady Astor becomes the first woman member of the British House of Commons.
1919/--/-- 33 - League of Nations
1919/--/-- 33 - Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata is killed.
1919/--/-- 33 - Russian-American anarchist Emma Goldman is deported to the Soviet Union.
1919/--/-- 33 - The Bauhaus school of design is founded in Germany by Walter Gropius.
1919/--/-- 33 - The Chicago White Sox conspire to fix the baseball World Series.
1919/--/-- 33 - The German fleet is scuttled at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands.
1919/--/-- 33 - The League of Nations is formed with Geneva in Switzerland as its headquarters.
1919/--/-- 33 - The Paris Peace Conference opens at Versailles.
1919/--/-- 33 - The Polish-Soviet War begins over territorial disputes.
1919/--/-- 33 - The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) is formed.
1919/--/-- 33 - Versailles Peace Treaty
1919/--/-- 33 - World War I ends
1919/10/-- 34 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (5) AL CHICAGO (3)
1919/11/24 34 *** Lafever, Beecher Franklin [Son] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1920/--/-- 34 - 18th Amendment prohibits alcohol
1920/--/-- 34 - 19th Amendment gives women right to vote
1920/--/-- 34 - A Home Rule Bill establishes parliaments for northern and southern Ireland.
1920/--/-- 34 - Admiral Miklos Horthy is appointed regent of Hungary.
1920/--/-- 34 - Adolf Hitler forms the National Socialist German Workers' (Nazi) party.
1920/--/-- 34 - American novelist Sinclair Lewis publishes Main Street.
1920/--/-- 34 - American tennis star Bill Tilden wins the Wimbledon tournament for the first time.
1920/--/-- 34 - Arturo Alessandri becomes president of Chile.
1920/--/-- 34 - British East Africa becomes a crown colony as Kenya.
1920/--/-- 34 - Chaim Weizmann is named president of the World Zionist Organization.
1920/--/-- 34 - Dutch artist Piet Mondrian paints the Composition with Red, Yellow and Blue.
1920/--/-- 34 - French Art Deco glassmaker Rene Lalique opens a glass factory.
1920/--/-- 34 - German East Africa is transferred to British control as Tanganyika (now Tanzania).
1920/--/-- 34 - Mahatma Gandhi begins a noncooperation campaign against British rule in India.
1920/--/-- 34 - Mexican president Venustiano Carranza is deposed and killed by Alvaro Obregon.
1920/--/-- 34 - Mystery writer Agatha Christie publishes her first Hercule Poirot story.
1920/--/-- 34 - Russian artist Aleksandr Rodchenko designs the first mobile.
1920/--/-- 34 - The 18th Amendment institutes the prohibition of alcohol throughout the U.S.
1920/--/-- 34 - The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives women the right to vote.
1920/--/-- 34 - The Russian Civil War ends with victory for the Bolsheviks.
1920/--/-- 34 - The U.S. Senate votes against joining the League of Nations.
1920/08/09 35 *** Goff, Nodie Mae [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county TN
1920/10/-- 35 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL CLEVELAND (5)
1921/--/-- 35 - Alexander rules the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
1921/--/-- 35 - American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are found guilty of murder.
1921/--/-- 35 - Berber tribes under Abd el-Krim attack garrisons in Spanish Morocco.
1921/--/-- 35 - French cubist artist Fernand Leger paints Three Women.
1921/--/-- 35 - German surrealist artist Max Ernst paints L'Elephant celebes.
1921/--/-- 35 - Harding is inaugurated as the 29th U.S. president; Coolidge becomes vice-president.
1921/--/-- 35 - Japanese premier Hara Takashi is assassinated.
1921/--/-- 35 - Latin lover Rudolph Valentino stars in the silent film The Sheik.
1921/--/-- 35 - Luigi Pirandello's play Six Characters in Search of an Author is produced.
1921/--/-- 35 - Mexican artist Diego Rivera begins painting murals depicting contemporary Mexican life.
1921/--/-- 35 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is created by Royal Charter.
1921/--/-- 35 - The Irish Free State becomes a self-governing dominion of Britain.
1921/--/-- 35 - The Reparations Commission fixes Germany's liability at 132 billion gold marks.
1921/--/-- 35 - W. L. MacKenzie King is elected prime minister of Canada for the first time.
1921/--/-- 35 - Warren G. Harding (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1921/10/-- 36 - World Series NL NEW YORK (5) AL NEW YORK (3)
1922/--/-- 36 - Anglo-American poet T.S. Eliot writes The Waste Land.
1922/--/-- 36 - Constantine I abdicates as king of Greece; is succeeded by George II.
1922/--/-- 36 - DeWitt Wallace launches Reader's Digest magazine.
1922/--/-- 36 - Egypt achieves independence from Britain and becomes a monarchy under Fuad I.
1922/--/-- 36 - Emily Post publishes Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home.
1922/--/-- 36 - English Egyptologist Howard Carter excavates Tutankhamen's tomb.
1922/--/-- 36 - English composer William Walton composes Facade.
1922/--/-- 36 - Explorer Roy Chapman Andrews discovers the first fossil dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert.
1922/--/-- 36 - Irish poet and novelist James Joyce publishes Ulysses.
1922/--/-- 36 - Irish revolutionary statesman Michael Collins is assassinated.
1922/--/-- 36 - Kemal Ataturk's attempts to restore Turkish territory leads to the Chanak Crisis.
1922/--/-- 36 - Mahatma Gandhi is imprisoned for civil disobedience in India.
1922/--/-- 36 - Robert Flaherty produces the first major film documentary Nanook of the North.
1922/--/-- 36 - The Fascists march on Rome; King Victor Emmanuel III names Mussolini prime minister.
1922/--/-- 36 - William T. Cosgrave becomes the first prime minister of the Irish Free State.
1922/03/14 37 *** Lafever, Lena Dora (Sweet) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1922/03/14 37 *** Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever) Baxter, Tennessee
1922/10/-- 37 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1923/--/-- 37 - "King" Oliver's Creole Jazz Band is the first black band to be recorded.
1923/--/-- 37 - Adolf Hitler's coup d'etat in Munich fails; he is captured and imprisoned.
1923/--/-- 37 - Aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt opens a factory in Germany.
1923/--/-- 37 - American poet E. E. Cummings writes the novel The Enormous Room.
1923/--/-- 37 - Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce found the weekly newsmagazine Time.
1923/--/-- 37 - Calvin Coolidge (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1923/--/-- 37 - Child violinist Yehudi Menuhin makes his public debut at age 7.
1923/--/-- 37 - Filmmaker Cecil B. De Mille directs the biblical epic The Ten Commandments.
1923/--/-- 37 - French and Belgian troops occupy the Ruhr to enforce German war reparations.
1923/--/-- 37 - General Miguel Primo de Rivera rules as dictator of Spain.
1923/--/-- 37 - Irish poet William Butler Yeats wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1923/--/-- 37 - Italy becomes first fascist state
1923/--/-- 37 - Jewish philosopher Martin Buber publishes Ich und Du (I and Thou).
1923/--/-- 37 - Physicist Hermann Oberth publishes The Rocket into Planetary Space.
1923/--/-- 37 - Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva invents the autogiro.
1923/--/-- 37 - Stanley Baldwin becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1923/--/-- 37 - The Treaty of Lausanne establishes the boundaries of modern Turkey.
1923/--/-- 37 - Tokyo and Yokohama are destroyed by an earthquake; 100,000 are killed.
1923/--/-- 37 - Turkey is declared a republic; Ataturk Kemal becomes the first president.
1923/--/-- 37 - Vladimir Zworykin patents the iconoscope, the first television transmission tube.
1923/--/-- 37 - Warren G. Harding dies; Calvin Coolidge is inaugurated as the 30th U.S. president.
1923/02/13 37 *** Goff, Elizabeth Jewell (Williams) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Dekalb County Tennessee
1923/10/-- 38 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1924/--/-- 38 - Adolf Hitler publishes his Nazi political tract Mein Kampf (My Battle).
1924/--/-- 38 - Arab leader Ibn Saud drives the Hashimites from Mecca.
1924/--/-- 38 - English novelist E.M. Forster publishes A Passage To India.
1924/--/-- 38 - French physicist Louis de Broglie proposes the wavelength nature of particles.
1924/--/-- 38 - German novelist Thomas Mann publishes The Magic Mountain.
1924/--/-- 38 - J. Edgar Hoover is appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (renamed the FBI).
1924/--/-- 38 - Ramsay MacDonald forms the first Labour government in Britain.
1924/--/-- 38 - Schrodinger proposes wave mechanics
1924/--/-- 38 - Soviet leader Lenin dies; new leader Joseph Stalin begins a purge of his opponents.
1924/--/-- 38 - The Boston Bruins become the first professional ice hockey team.
1924/--/-- 38 - The military declare a republic in Greece; King George II is exiled.
1924/--/-- 38 - U.S. Congress investigates suspicious dealings in the Teapot Dome scandal.
1924/08/29 39 *** Lafever, Alice Lorene (Allison) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1924/10/-- 39 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL WASHINGTON (4)
1925/--/-- 39 - Ahmed Zogu proclaims Albania a monarchy and rules as King Zog.
1925/--/-- 39 - American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.
1925/--/-- 39 - American writer John Dos Passos publishes Manhattan Transfer.
1925/--/-- 39 - Astronomer Edwin Hubble composes a classification scheme for galaxies.
1925/--/-- 39 - Automaker Walter P. Chrysler founds the Chrysler Corporation.
1925/--/-- 39 - Black American dancer Josephine Baker stars in La Revue negre in Paris.
1925/--/-- 39 - Clarence Birdseye begins marketing his quick-frozen food packages.
1925/--/-- 39 - Friedrich Ebert dies; Paul von Hindenburg becomes president of the German republic.
1925/--/-- 39 - John T. Scopes is tried in Tennessee for teaching the theory of evolution.
1925/--/-- 39 - Reza Shah Pahlavi rules as shah of Iran.
1925/--/-- 39 - Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein directs The Battleship Potemkin.
1925/--/-- 39 - Swiss-born artist Paul Klee paints Fish Magic.
1925/--/-- 39 - The Locarno Pact finalizes the treaties between the World War I protagonists.
1925/--/-- 39 - The New Yorker magazine is founded in New York City.
1925/--/-- 39 - The all-black revue Runnin' Wild introduces the Charleston dance craze.
1925/04/13 40 *** Goff, Ross [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff)
1925/04/14 40 *** Goff, Ross [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1925/10/-- 40 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL WASHINGTON (3)
1926/--/-- 40 - American artist Georgia O'Keeffe paints her flower portrait Black Iris.
1926/--/-- 40 - American golfer Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open and the British Open tournaments.
1926/--/-- 40 - American physicist Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-propellant rocket.
1926/--/-- 40 - Antonio Oscar de Fragoso Carmona becomes president after a military coup in Portugal.
1926/--/-- 40 - Chiang Kai-shek organizes the Northern Expedition to unite China.
1926/--/-- 40 - Eamon De Valera organizes the Fianna Fail party in the Republic of Ireland.
1926/--/-- 40 - English author A.A. Milne writes the children's book Winnie-the-Pooh.
1926/--/-- 40 - French troops in Morocco subdue a tribal rebellion led by Abd el-Krim.
1926/--/-- 40 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
1926/--/-- 40 - Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan.
1926/--/-- 40 - Nobile, Amundsen and Ellsworth pilot the airship Norge over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 40 - Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett make the first airplane flight over the North Pole.
1926/--/-- 40 - Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich premiers his First Symphony.
1926/--/-- 40 - The General Strike breaks out in Britain involving 3 million workers.
1926/--/-- 40 - The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is organized in Chicago.
1926/--/-- 40 - U.S. Marines land in Nicaragua to suppress a revolution (they depart in 1933).
1926/08/20 41 *** Goff, James William Clay [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county TN
1926/10/-- 41 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1927/--/-- 41 - American dancer Isadora Duncan is killed in a tragic car accident.
1927/--/-- 41 - American writer Thornton Wilder publishes The Bridge of San Luis Rey.
1927/--/-- 41 - Baseball player Babe Ruth scores a record 60 home runs for the New York Yankees.
1927/--/-- 41 - Blackface singer Al Jolson appears in the first sound motion picture The Jazz Singer.
1927/--/-- 41 - Charles Lindbergh flies solo nonstop from New York to Paris in 33.5 hours.
1927/--/-- 41 - Civil war in China
1927/--/-- 41 - Comedy team Laurel and Hardy appear in their first film Putting Pants on Philip.
1927/--/-- 41 - Dancer Martha Graham opens her first dance studio in New York City.
1927/--/-- 41 - Duke Ellington's jazz band stars at Harlem's Cotton Club in New York City.
1927/--/-- 41 - English novelist Virginia Woolf writes To The Lighthouse.
1927/--/-- 41 - Finnish architect Alvar Aalto designs the Turun Sanomat newspaper building.
1927/--/-- 41 - Georges Lemaitre proposes an expanding model for the creation of the universe.
1927/--/-- 41 - German filmmaker Fritz Lang directs the futuristic film Metropolis.
1927/--/-- 41 - German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse publishes Steppenwolf.
1927/--/-- 41 - Helen Newington Wills wins the Wimbledon tennis championship.
1927/--/-- 41 - Lindbergh crosses Atlantic non-stop
1927/--/-- 41 - The Iron Guard fascist organization is founded in Romania.
1927/05/01 42 *** Lafever, Myrtle Elvira (Love) [Daughter] & Love, James Hosie - Married
1927/07/20 42 *** Lafever, Kenneth Edward [Son] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1927/08/31 42 *** Lafever, James Monroe [Brother] - Died Pleasant View Cem. Putnam county TN
1927/10/-- 42 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1928/--/-- 42 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.
1928/--/-- 42 - American anthropologist Margaret Mead publishes Coming of Age in Samoa.
1928/--/-- 42 - American comedy team Amos 'n' Andy produce their first radio show.
1928/--/-- 42 - American composer Virgil Thomson writes the opera Four Saints in Three Acts.
1928/--/-- 42 - Arturo Toscanini is made conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
1928/--/-- 42 - Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play The Front Page is produced.
1928/--/-- 42 - Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill collaborate on the play The Threepenny Opera.
1928/--/-- 42 - British bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
1928/--/-- 42 - Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking; the Kuomintang government is established.
1928/--/-- 42 - English novelist Evelyn Waugh publishes Decline and Fall.
1928/--/-- 42 - English physicist Paul Dirac formulates a mathematical description of elementary particles.
1928/--/-- 42 - French composer Maurice Ravel composes the ballet Bolero.
1928/--/-- 42 - Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
1928/--/-- 42 - Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali collaborate on the surrealist film Un Chien andalou.
1928/--/-- 42 - Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca publishes Gypsy Ballads.
1928/--/-- 42 - The Chaco War breaks out between Bolivia and Paraguay over territorial disputes.
1928/--/-- 42 - The Kellog-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by 15 nations.
1928/--/-- 42 - The first Five-Year Plan for economic reform begins in the Soviet Union.
1928/--/-- 42 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the first sound cartoon.
1928/04/19 43 *** Goff, Ida Helen [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county TN
1928/10/-- 43 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1929/--/-- 43 - Alexander institutes absolute rule as king of Yugoslavia.
1929/--/-- 43 - American explorer Richard E. Byrd flies over the South Pole.
1929/--/-- 43 - American novelist William Faulkner publishes The Sound and the Fury.
1929/--/-- 43 - British poet Robert Graves publishes his war memoir Goodbye To All That.
1929/--/-- 43 - Erich Maria Remarque publishes his war novel All Quiet On the Western Front.
1929/--/-- 43 - Ernest Hemingway writes the war novel A Farewell To Arms.
1929/--/-- 43 - French artist and writer Jean Cocteau publishes Les Enfants Terribles.
1929/--/-- 43 - Heinrich Himmler is appointed head of the SS, Hitler's blackshirted elite guard.
1929/--/-- 43 - Herbert C. Hoover (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1929/--/-- 43 - Hoover is inaugurated as the 31st U.S. president; Curtis becomes vice-president.
1929/--/-- 43 - Jews and Arabs clash at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
1929/--/-- 43 - Seven Chicago gangsters are machine-gunned in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
1929/--/-- 43 - Soviet leader Joseph Stalin exiles Leon Trotsky.
1929/--/-- 43 - Stock Market crashes
1929/--/-- 43 - The Lateran Treaty creates the independent state of the Vatican City.
1929/--/-- 43 - The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is founded in New York City.
1929/--/-- 43 - The Wall Street crash leads to a world-wide economic depression.
1929/--/-- 43 - The Workers Party of America is renamed the Communist Party of the United States.
1929/--/-- 43 - The first Academy Awards are presented; Wings wins best-picture prize.
1929/09/13 44 *** Lafever, Treva Lucille (Goodwin) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1929/10/-- 44 - World Series NL CHICAGO (1) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1930/--/-- 44 - American artist Edward Hopper paints Early Sunday Morning.
1930/--/-- 44 - American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovers the planet Pluto.
1930/--/-- 44 - American poet Hart Crane publishes The Bridge.
1930/--/-- 44 - Artist Grant Wood paints American Gothic.
1930/--/-- 44 - British engineer Frank Whittle patents a gas turbine engine for jet aircraft.
1930/--/-- 44 - Carol II is proclaimed king of Romania.
1930/--/-- 44 - Dashiell Hammett publishes the detective novel The Maltese Falcon.
1930/--/-- 44 - English-born American writer W. H. Auden publishes his Poems.
1930/--/-- 44 - Getulio Vargas is appointed president of Brazil after a military coup.
1930/--/-- 44 - Haile Selassie is declared emperor of Ethiopia.
1930/--/-- 44 - Marlene Dietrich stars in Josef von Sternberg's film The Blue Angel.
1930/--/-- 44 - Noel Coward's play Private Lives is produced in London.
1930/--/-- 44 - The British airship R101 crashes in France.
1930/--/-- 44 - The city of Constantinople is re-named Istanbul.
1930/--/-- 44 - Vannevar Bush develops a differential analyzer, an early type of analog computer.
1930/--/-- 44 - Worldwide depression begins
1930/01/15 44 *** Goff, Albert Owen [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county TN
1930/10/-- 45 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (2) AL PHILADELPHIA (4)
1931/--/-- 45 - American cartoonist Chester Gould creates the adventure comic strip Dick Tracy.
1931/--/-- 45 - American journalist and writer Damon Runyon publishes Guys and Dolls.
1931/--/-- 45 - American writer Pearl Buck publishes The Good Earth.
1931/--/-- 45 - Auguste Piccard makes the first manned balloon flight into the stratosphere.
1931/--/-- 45 - Ben Shahn begins a series of paintings inspired by the Sacco-Vanzetti case.
1931/--/-- 45 - Chicago gangster Al Capone is jailed for income tax evasion.
1931/--/-- 45 - Explorer George Hubert Wilkins makes a submarine voyage under the Arctic ice.
1931/--/-- 45 - Japanese forces occupy Manchuria.
1931/--/-- 45 - Lawrence invents cyclotron
1931/--/-- 45 - Organic chemist W. H. Carothers invents nylon, the first successful synthetic fiber.
1931/--/-- 45 - Radio astronomy begins when Karl Jansky detects radio waves from space.
1931/--/-- 45 - Spain is declared a republic; King Alfonso XIII abdicates.
1931/--/-- 45 - The Empire State Building becomes the tallest building in the world.
1931/--/-- 45 - The Star-Spangled Banner becomes the U.S. national anthem.
1931/10/-- 46 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (3)
1932/--/-- 46 *** Lafever, Mary Canzada [Niece] - Died
1932/--/-- 46 - American physicist Carl D. Anderson discovers the positron.
1932/--/-- 46 - American sculptor Alexander Calder creates his first mobile.
1932/--/-- 46 - American southern author Erskine Caldwell publishes Tobacco Road.
1932/--/-- 46 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar assumes dictatorial powers as premier of Portugal.
1932/--/-- 46 - Arab leader Ibn Saud founds the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1932/--/-- 46 - British author Aldous Huxley publishes Brave New World.
1932/--/-- 46 - Charles Lindbergh's infant son is kidnapped.
1932/--/-- 46 - Eamon de Valera is elected president of the Republic of Ireland.
1932/--/-- 46 - Engelbert Dollfuss is elected chancellor of Austria.
1932/--/-- 46 - English physicist James Chadwick discovers the neutron.
1932/--/-- 46 - Presidential nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt pledges a New Deal.
1932/--/-- 46 - Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
1932/--/-- 46 - Revolution in Siam (Thailand) replaces the monarchy with a constitutional government.
1932/--/-- 46 - Sir Oswald Mosley founds the British Union of Fascists.
1932/--/-- 46 - The Bonus Army of war veterans is dispersed by troops in Washington, D.C.
1932/--/-- 46 - The Royal Shakespeare Theater opens at Stratford-on-Avon, England.
1932/--/-- 46 - The first particle accelerator is built at the Cavendish Laboratory in England.
1932/01/26 46 *** Goff, Joe Hughlee [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff)
1932/02/10 46 *** Love, Jimmie Goff [Grandson] - Born to Love, James Hosie and Lafever, Myrtle Elvira (Love)
1932/10/-- 47 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1933/--/-- 47 - A fossilized skull of the prehistoric Steinheim man is found in Germany.
1933/--/-- 47 - Actor Charles Laughton stars in the film The Private Life of Henry VIII.
1933/--/-- 47 - Busby Berkeley choreographs the dances for the film Gold Diggers of 1933.
1933/--/-- 47 - Dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in the film Flying Down to Rio.
1933/--/-- 47 - Edwin Armstrong invents frequency modulation (FM) to eliminate radio static.
1933/--/-- 47 - Fiorello La Guardia is elected mayor of New York City for the first time.
1933/--/-- 47 - Frances Perkins becomes the first woman cabinet member in U.S. history.
1933/--/-- 47 - Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1933/--/-- 47 - French novelist and political activist Andre Malraux publishes Man's Fate.
1933/--/-- 47 - Fulgencio Batista leads a military coup against Gerardo Machado y Morales in Cuba.
1933/--/-- 47 - Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey found their first swing band.
1933/--/-- 47 - Joseph Goebbels is appointed as minister of propaganda for the Nazi party.
1933/--/-- 47 - Mae West stars in the films She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel.
1933/--/-- 47 - Norwegian fascist Vidkun Quisling founds the National Unity party.
1933/--/-- 47 - President Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany.
1933/--/-- 47 - Roosevelt begins "New Deal"
1933/--/-- 47 - Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 32nd U.S. president; Garner becomes vice-president.
1933/--/-- 47 - The 21st Amendment ends the prohibition era in the U.S.
1933/--/-- 47 - The Marx Brothers star in the classic comedy film Duck Soup.
1933/--/-- 47 - The National Recovery Administration (NRA) is launched by President Roosevelt.
1933/--/-- 47 - The Nazis erect the first concentration camps in Germany.
1933/--/-- 47 - The Public Works Administration (PWA) is formed to fund public construction projects.
1933/--/-- 47 - The Reichstag fire gives the Nazis a pretext for outlawing the German Communist party.
1933/--/-- 47 - The Stavisky affair causes a financial scandal in France.
1933/04/05 48 *** Lafever, Betty Cleo (Cass, McDonald) [Daughter] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1933/04/06 48 *** Lafever, Jimmie Leo [Son] - Born to Lafever, Luke Gilliam and Goff, America Alice (Lafever)
1933/06/21 48 *** Lafever, Jimmie Leo [Son] - Died Boiling Springs, TN Oct. 1954
1933/10/-- 48 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL WASHINGTON (1)
1933/12/24 48 *** Spears, Solon [Grandson] - Born to Spears, Betty Ann (Lafever)
1934/--/-- 48 - Adolf Hitler becomes "Fueher" of Germany
1934/--/-- 48 - Alexander, king of Yugoslavia, is assassinated; his son Peter II succeeds him.
1934/--/-- 48 - American cartoonist Al Capp begins the comic strip Li'l Abner.
1934/--/-- 48 - Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss is murdered by Austrian Nazis.
1934/--/-- 48 - Cole Porter writes the score for the Broadway musical Anything Goes.
1934/--/-- 48 - Drought leads to severe dust storms in the Dust Bowl region of the Great Plains.
1934/--/-- 48 - Elijah Muhammad becomes leader of the Nation of Islam (the Black Muslims).
1934/--/-- 48 - Fermi creates plutonium
1934/--/-- 48 - George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein found The School of American Ballet.
1934/--/-- 48 - Henry Miller publishes the Tropic of Cancer. (It is banned in the U.S. until 1961.)
1934/--/-- 48 - Hitler becomes Fuhrer (leader) of Germany after Hindenburg's death.
1934/--/-- 48 - John Dillinger, public enemy number one, is killed by the FBI.
1934/--/-- 48 - Lazaro Cardenas is chosen by Plutarco Calles as president of Mexico.
1934/--/-- 48 - Lillian Hellman's play The Children's Hour is produced.
1934/--/-- 48 - Mao Tse-tung leads the Chinese Communists on the Long March.
1934/--/-- 48 - Naturalist Charles W. Beebe makes a record dive of 3,028 ft in a bathyscaphe.
1934/--/-- 48 - SA leader Ernst Roehm is assassinated on the orders of Hitler.
1934/--/-- 48 - Surrealist artist Rene Magritte paints The Human Condition.
1934/--/-- 48 - The British ocean liner Queen Mary is launched.
1934/--/-- 48 - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is formed to regulate broadcasting.
1934/--/-- 48 - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is formed to protect U.S. investors.
1934/01/16 48 *** Goff, Charlie Leon [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb County TN
1934/04/05 49 *** Lafever, Charlie Columbus [Son] & Spears, Betty Ann (Lafever) - Married
1934/10/-- 49 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1935/--/-- 49 - American writer Thomas Wolfe publishes Of Time and the River.
1935/--/-- 49 - Arthur Dempster discovers U-235, the isotope of uranium used in atomic bombs.
1935/--/-- 49 - Child film actress Shirley Temple stars in The Little Colonel.
1935/--/-- 49 - Controversial Louisiana senator Huey P. Long is assassinated.
1935/--/-- 49 - Eduard Benes succeeds Tomas Masaryk as president of Czechoslovakia.
1935/--/-- 49 - Errol Flynn stars in the swashbuckling adventure film Captain Blood.
1935/--/-- 49 - Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock directs The 39 Steps.
1935/--/-- 49 - George Gershwin composes the modern American opera Porgy and Bess.
1935/--/-- 49 - Hitler announces German rearmament in violation of the Treaty of Versailles.
1935/--/-- 49 - Italy invades Abyssinia (now Ethiopia).
1935/--/-- 49 - King of Swing Benny Goodman forms the Benny Goodman Trio.
1935/--/-- 49 - Leni Riefenstahl directs the Nazi propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
1935/--/-- 49 - Physicist Hideki Yukawa predicts the existence of the meson subatomic particle.
1935/--/-- 49 - Robert Sherwood's play The Petrified Forest is produced.
1935/--/-- 49 - Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt patents the first practical radar system.
1935/--/-- 49 - Social Security Act provides retirement insurance
1935/--/-- 49 - Swedish film actress Greta Garbo stars in Anna Karenina.
1935/--/-- 49 - The Monopoly board game is patented in the U.S.
1935/--/-- 49 - The Moscow subway is opened.
1935/--/-- 49 - The Nuremberg Racial Laws deprive German Jews of their citizenship.
1935/--/-- 49 - The monarchy is restored in Greece under George II.
1935/05/12 50 *** Lafever, James E. [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Charlie Columbus and Spears, Betty Ann (Lafever)
1935/07/04 50 *** Lafever, Asher [Father] - Died Putnam county, TN - Pleasant View cem.
1935/10/-- 50 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL DETROIT (4)
1935/11/12 50 *** Goff, Margaret Viola [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) Silver Point, Dekalb county TN
1936/--/-- 50 - Black athlete Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals at the Berlin Olympic Games.
1936/--/-- 50 - Boulder Dam is completed in Arizona (it is renamed Hoover Dam in 1947).
1936/--/-- 50 - Edward VIII abdicates as king of Great Britain; he is succeeded by George VI.
1936/--/-- 50 - HItler and Mussolini announce the Rome-Berlin Axis (alliance).
1936/--/-- 50 - Henry R. Luce begins publishing Life magazine.
1936/--/-- 50 - Ioannis Metaxas establishes a dictatorship in Greece.
1936/--/-- 50 - Italy and Germany send military forces and aid to support Franco in Spain.
1936/--/-- 50 - Italy annexes Abyssinia (Ethiopia); Emperor Haile Selassie is exiled.
1936/--/-- 50 - Japan concludes the Anti-Comintern Pact with Germany.
1936/--/-- 50 - John Maynard Keynes writes The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money.
1936/--/-- 50 - Margaret Mitchell publishes her only novel Gone With the Wind.
1936/--/-- 50 - Olympic ice skater Sonja Henie turns professional.
1936/--/-- 50 - Spanish Civil War
1936/--/-- 50 - Stalin begins the Great Purge of Soviet Russia's political and military leadership.
1936/--/-- 50 - The British Broadcasting Service (BBC) begins the first public television service.
1936/--/-- 50 - The Soviet Union and the International Brigades support the Nationalists in Spain.
1936/--/-- 50 - The Spanish Civil War begins when General Franco leads a military revolt.
1936/--/-- 50 - The works of the composer Dmitry Shostakovich are denounced in Russia.
1936/01/-- 50 - Edward VIII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1936/09/04 51 *** Dilldine, Amon & Lafever, Ruba Ada (Dilldine) [Daughter] - Married
1936/10/-- 51 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1936/12/10 51 - George VI succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland upon the abdication of E
1937/--/-- 51 *** Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) [Daughter] - went to Richmond, Indiana and began working as a domestic servant.
1937/--/-- 51 - American author John Steinbeck publishes Of Mice and Men.
1937/--/-- 51 - Anastasio Somoza Garcia becomes president of Nicaragua.
1937/--/-- 51 - Aviatrix Amelia Earhart is lost during a flight across the Pacific.
1937/--/-- 51 - Ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn debuts in Giselle at Sadler's Wells, London.
1937/--/-- 51 - Danish author Isak Dinesen publishes her autobiography Out of Africa.
1937/--/-- 51 - Dow Chemical develops plastics
1937/--/-- 51 - English writer and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien publishes the fantasy novel The Hobbit.
1937/--/-- 51 - Farouk succeeds Fuad I as king of Egypt.
1937/--/-- 51 - Frank Lloyd Wright begins building the Taliesin West complex in Arizona.
1937/--/-- 51 - French filmmaker Jean Renoir directs Grand Illusion.
1937/--/-- 51 - German aircraft supporting Franco's forces destroy the town of Guernica in Spain.
1937/--/-- 51 - Joe Louis the Brown Bomber wins the heavyweight boxing championship.
1937/--/-- 51 - Nationalist and Communist forces unite to combat the Japanese in China.
1937/--/-- 51 - Neville Chamberlain succeeds Stanley Baldwin as prime minister of Britain.
1937/--/-- 51 - Swing bandleader Artie Shaw records Begin the Beguine.
1937/--/-- 51 - The Duke of Windsor (former King Edward VIII) marries the divorcee Mrs. Simpson.
1937/--/-- 51 - The German airship Hindenburg is destroyed by fire at Lakehurst, N.J.
1937/--/-- 51 - The Golden Gate Bridge is opened in San Francisco.
1937/--/-- 51 - The Japanese invasion of China begins the Second Sino-Japanese War.
1937/05/02 52 - George VI crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Cosm
1937/10/-- 52 - World Series NL NEW YORK (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1938/--/-- 52 - A coelacanth, a fish thought extinct for 65 million years, is caught off the cost of Africa.
1938/--/-- 52 - American composer Aaron Copland writes the ballet score for Billy the Kid.
1938/--/-- 52 - American singer Ella Fitzgerald records A-tisket, A-tasket.
1938/--/-- 52 - British prime minister Neville Chamberlain declares "peace for our time."
1938/--/-- 52 - Chamberlain and Daladier appease Hitler at the Munich Conference.
1938/--/-- 52 - Chester Carlson invents xerography, the first electrostatic dry-copying process.
1938/--/-- 52 - Don Budge becomes the first player to win the Grand Slam (4 tennis championships).
1938/--/-- 52 - General Franco isolates the Republican forces in Spain and attacks Catalonia.
1938/--/-- 52 - German chemist Otto Hahn discovers the principles of nuclear fission.
1938/--/-- 52 - Germany occupies the Sudetenland in western Czechoslovakia.
1938/--/-- 52 - Hitler invades Austria; a union (Anschluss) of Austria and Germany is proclaimed.
1938/--/-- 52 - Hungarian Lajos Biro invents the first practical ball-point pen.
1938/--/-- 52 - Ismet Inonu succeeds Kemal Atuturk as president of Turkey.
1938/--/-- 52 - Jewish property is attacked in Germany in the Kristallnacht (night of broken glass).
1938/--/-- 52 - Jewish psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud flees to England to escape Nazi persecution.
1938/--/-- 52 - Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds causes panic in the U.S.
1938/--/-- 52 - Swing musician Glenn Miller organizes his band.
1938/--/-- 52 - The House Committee on Un-American Activities investigates U.S. subversives.
1938/--/-- 52 - The U.S. and Britain send aid to the Chinese in their war against Japan.
1938/--/-- 52 - Thornton Wilder wins the Pulitzer Prize for his play Our Town.
1938/--/-- 52 - Walt Disney's feature-length cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is shown.
1938/10/-- 53 *** Stewart, Martha (Lafever) & Lafever, Herschel [Son] - Married
1938/10/-- 53 - World Series NL CHICAGO (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1939/--/-- 53 - American author Nathanael West publishes The Day of the Locust.
1939/--/-- 53 - American novelist John Steinbeck publishes The Grapes of Wrath.
1939/--/-- 53 - An Anglo-Saxon burial ship is excavated at Sutton Hoo in England.
1939/--/-- 53 - Britain and France declare war on Germany but are unable to aid Poland.
1939/--/-- 53 - Child film actress Judy Garland stars in the musical The Wizard of Oz.
1939/--/-- 53 - Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh star in the film Gone With the Wind.
1939/--/-- 53 - English author Christopher Isherwood publishes Goodbye to Berlin.
1939/--/-- 53 - Foreign ministers Ribbentrop and Molotov sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact of nonaggression.
1939/--/-- 53 - General Franco's forces capture Madrid, ending the Spanish Civil War.
1939/--/-- 53 - Germany and Italy form the Pact of Steel military alliance.
1939/--/-- 53 - Germany invades Poland, beginning World War II.
1939/--/-- 53 - Igor Sikorsky develops America's first successful helicopter.
1939/--/-- 53 - Italian forces occupy Albania; King Zog is forced into exile.
1939/--/-- 53 - Physical chemist Linus Pauling publishes The Nature of the Chemical Bond.
1939/--/-- 53 - President Roosevelt (prompted by Einstein) orders a U.S. effort to build an atomic bomb.
1939/--/-- 53 - President Roosevelt declares U.S. neutrality in World War II.
1939/--/-- 53 - Robert Gordon Menzies succeeds Joseph Lyons as prime minister of Australia.
1939/--/-- 53 - Soviet troops invade Poland; Germany and the USSR partition the country.
1939/--/-- 53 - Swiss chemist Paul Muller discovers the chemical insecticide DDT.
1939/--/-- 53 - The He 176, the first jet airplane, takes to the air in Germany.
1939/--/-- 53 - The Russo-Finnish War begins with the Soviet invasion of Finland.
1939/--/-- 53 - The first nylon stockings are marketed.
1939/--/-- 53 - World War II begins
1939/03/03 53 *** Elrod, Canzada (Lafever) [Mother] - Died Putnam County, TN - Pleasant View cem.
1939/10/-- 54 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1940/--/-- 54 - American novelist Carson McCullers publishes The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.
1940/--/-- 54 - Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour star in the film Road to Singapore.
1940/--/-- 54 - British air victory in the Battle of Britain prevents the German invasion of England.
1940/--/-- 54 - Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn star in the film The Philadelphia Story.
1940/--/-- 54 - Ernest Hemingway publishes For Whom the Bell Tolls.
1940/--/-- 54 - Exiled revolutionary Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico on Stalin's orders.
1940/--/-- 54 - General Charles de Gaulle rallies Free French resistance in London.
1940/--/-- 54 - German forces reach Paris; Vichy France under Marshal Petain signs an armistice.
1940/--/-- 54 - Germany invades Denmark and Norway; Allied forces aid Norway but are defeated.
1940/--/-- 54 - Italian forces invade Egypt but are repulsed; the British invade Libya.
1940/--/-- 54 - Italy declares war on the Allies and invades southern France.
1940/--/-- 54 - Japan joins the Axis alliance and occupies northern French Indochina (Vietnam).
1940/--/-- 54 - King Carol II of Romania abdicates; Romania and Hungary join the Axis forces.
1940/--/-- 54 - Prehistoric cave paintings are discovered at Lascaux in France.
1940/--/-- 54 - Radar wins Battle of Britian
1940/--/-- 54 - Raymond Chandler publishes the detective novel Farewell, My Lovely.
1940/--/-- 54 - The British expeditionary force is evacuated from Dunkerque in France.
1940/--/-- 54 - The German army begins a blitzkrieg attack on Holland, Belgium, and France.
1940/--/-- 54 - The Soviet Union annexes the Baltic States of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia.
1940/--/-- 54 - The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses because of oscillations caused by the wind.
1940/--/-- 54 - Winston Churchill becomes British prime minister after Chamberlain resigns.
1940/02/14 54 *** Dilldine, Carolyn June (Forsyth) [Granddaughter] - Born to Dilldine, Amon and Lafever, Ruba Ada (Dilldine)
1940/02/27 54 *** Lafever, Marjorie (Welch) [Granddaughter] - Born to Lafever, Herschel and Stewart, Martha (Lafever) Winchester, Indiana
1940/02/27 54 *** Lafever, Michael [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Herschel and Stewart, Martha (Lafever) Winchester, Indiana
1940/10/-- 55 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL DETROIT (3)
1941/--/-- 55 - A British task force sinks the German pocket battleship Bismarck.
1941/--/-- 55 - Baseball player Joe DiMaggio sets a new record for hitting in 56 consecutive games.
1941/--/-- 55 - Benchley Park computers sabotage German Enigma
1941/--/-- 55 - Churchill and Roosevelt's Atlantic Charter meeting establishes war and peace aims.
1941/--/-- 55 - German U-boats inflict heavy losses on British shipping in the Battle of the Atlantic.
1941/--/-- 55 - German paratroopers land on Crete and capture the island from the British.
1941/--/-- 55 - German playwright Bertholt Brecht writes Mother Courage and Her Children.
1941/--/-- 55 - Germany invades Yugoslavia and Greece; British forces are evacuated to Crete.
1941/--/-- 55 - Germany invades the Soviet Union.
1941/--/-- 55 - Gutzon Borglum completes the sculptured heads of four presidents at Mount Rushmore.
1941/--/-- 55 - Ho Chi Minh organizes the Viet Minh to combat the Japanese in Indochina.
1941/--/-- 55 - Japanese forces capture Hong Kong and invade Malaya and the Philippines.
1941/--/-- 55 - Karsh's photographic portrait of Churchill becomes a symbol of British resistance.
1941/--/-- 55 - Nazi leader Rudolf Hess flies to England on a quixotic peace mission.
1941/--/-- 55 - Orson Welles directs the film Citizen Kane.
1941/--/-- 55 - President Roosevelt talks of Four Freedoms in his State of the Union speech.
1941/--/-- 55 - Swedish film actress Greta Garbo retires.
1941/--/-- 55 - The German Africa Corps under Erwin Rommel begins an offensive in North Africa.
1941/--/-- 55 - The German Blitz, the nighttime bombing of London, is at its height.
1941/--/-- 55 - The German advance on Moscow is halted by the winter weather.
1941/--/-- 55 - The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor; America enters World War II.
1941/--/-- 55 - The Japanese occupy Indochina and move into Cambodia (Kampuchea) and Thailand.
1941/--/-- 55 - The Lend-Lease Act allows the transfer of U.S. war materials to Britain and China.
1941/--/-- 55 - The U.S. freezes Japanese assets in retaliation for Japan's territorial aggression.
1941/--/-- 55 - U.S. troops occupy Iceland to forestall its occupation by Germany.
1941/09/09 56 *** Lafever, Lilly Meirl (Williams) [Granddaughter] - Born to Lafever, Charlie Columbus and Spears, Betty Ann (Lafever)
1941/10/-- 56 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1942/--/-- 56 *** Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) [Daughter] - began work in a factory in Richmond, Indiana
1942/--/-- 56 - A Russian counterattack isolates the Sixth Army at Stalingrad; Hitler orders no retreat.
1942/--/-- 56 - A U.S. fleet defeats the Japanese at the Battle of Midway.
1942/--/-- 56 - Actor James Cagney wins an Academy Award for the film Yankee Doodle Dandie.
1942/--/-- 56 - American B-25 bombers make the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo.
1942/--/-- 56 - American and Filipino forces retreat to the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines.
1942/--/-- 56 - American crooner Bing Crosby records the hit song White Christmas.
1942/--/-- 56 - American forces in the Philippines surrender; the Bataan death march begins.
1942/--/-- 56 - American humorist James Thurber publishes The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
1942/--/-- 56 - French writer Albert Camus publishes The Stranger.
1942/--/-- 56 - Gandhi is arrested after the Quit India movement demands a British withdrawal.
1942/--/-- 56 - General MacArthur is ordered to the leave the Philippines; he vows I shall return.
1942/--/-- 56 - German forces occupy Vichy France; the French fleet is scuttled in Toulon harbor.
1942/--/-- 56 - Hitler proposes the Final Solution of the Jewish Question; the Holocaust begins.
1942/--/-- 56 - Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star in the classic film Casablanca.
1942/--/-- 56 - Italian filmmaker Luchino Visconti directs his first film Ossessione.
1942/--/-- 56 - Manhattan Project scientists under Fermi produce the first controlled chain reaction.
1942/--/-- 56 - Rommel's Africa Corps capture Tobruk and drive the British back to Egypt.
1942/--/-- 56 - The British Eighth Army under Montgomery begins a new drive into Libya.
1942/--/-- 56 - The German advance in the Caucasus is halted at Stalingrad (now Volgograd).
1942/--/-- 56 - The German advance on Egypt is halted at the Battle of El-Alamein.
1942/--/-- 56 - The Japanese conquer Malaya, Singapore, Indonesia and Burma.
1942/--/-- 56 - The RAF makes the first 1,000 bomber raid on the German city of Cologne.
1942/--/-- 56 - The Soviet southern offensive is halted; the Germans advance on the Caucasus.
1942/--/-- 56 - The U.S. government transfers 110,000 Japanese Americans to internment camps.
1942/--/-- 56 - U.S. Marines invade Guadalcanal, beginning the campaign of re-conquest.
1942/--/-- 56 - U.S. forces under General Eisenhower invade Morocco and Algeria.
1942/--/-- 56 - V-2 (Vengeance Weapon 2) rockets are tested at Peenemunde in Germany.
1942/03/04 56 *** Lafever, Lena Dora (Sweet) [Daughter] & Sweet, Richard - Married
1942/04/27 57 *** Bristow, Jesse Willard & Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) [Daughter] - Married Married in Albany, KY while Jesse was AWOL from WW II.
1942/09/01 57 *** Lafever, Beecher Franklin [Son] & Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever) - Married
1942/10/-- 57 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (1)
1942/11/01 57 *** Lafever, Lonnie Oscar [Son] - Died
1942/11/24 57 *** Sweet, Delores (Miller) [Granddaughter] - Born to Sweet, Richard and Lafever, Lena Dora (Sweet)
1943/--/-- 57 - American aircraft join the RAF in round the clock bombing of Germany.
1943/--/-- 57 - American author Carson McCullers publishes The Ballad of the Sad Cafe.
1943/--/-- 57 - American writer Ayn Rand publishes The Fountainhead.
1943/--/-- 57 - Churchill and Roosevelt meet at Casablanca to plan their war strategy.
1943/--/-- 57 - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet at the Tehran Conference.
1943/--/-- 57 - French existentialist writer Jean Paul Sartre publishes Being and Nothingness.
1943/--/-- 57 - French writer and feminist Simone de Beauvoir publishes She Came to Stay.
1943/--/-- 57 - German paratroopers rescue Mussolini.
1943/--/-- 57 - Marine explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau invents the Aqualung (scuba).
1943/--/-- 57 - Marshal Badoglio signs an armistice with the Allies; Italy declares war on Germany.
1943/--/-- 57 - Mussolini is deposed; Marshal Badoglio assumes power in Italy.
1943/--/-- 57 - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical Oklahoma! is produced.
1943/--/-- 57 - Robert Oppenheimer establishes the Los Alamos laboratory to build the atomic bomb.
1943/--/-- 57 - Singer Paul Robeson stars in the title role of the Broadway production of Othello.
1943/--/-- 57 - The Allied armies invade Sicily.
1943/--/-- 57 - The Allies invade the southern tip of Italy.
1943/--/-- 57 - The British and American armies link up in Africa; 250,000 Axis prisoners are taken.
1943/--/-- 57 - The German Sixth Army surrenders at Stalingrad; 100,000 are taken prisoner.
1943/--/-- 57 - The Germans suppress a revolt by Polish Jews; the Warsaw ghetto is destroyed.
1943/--/-- 57 - The Russian offensive reaches the Dnepr River; Kiev and Smolensk are recaptured.
1943/--/-- 57 - The Russians defeat the Germans at Kursk in the largest tank battle in history.
1943/05/06 58 *** Lafever, Beecher Jr. [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1943/10/-- 58 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1943/12/13 58 *** Dilldine, Linda (Greenlee) [Granddaughter] - Born to Dilldine, Amon and Lafever, Ruba Ada (Dilldine)
1944/--/-- 58 - A British airborne landing at Arnhem in the Netherlands is repulsed by the Germans.
1944/--/-- 58 - Aaron Copland composes the ballet Appalachian Spring.
1944/--/-- 58 - Allied D-Day invasion forces land at Normandy in northern France.
1944/--/-- 58 - Allied forces break out from the Normandy enclave and liberate Paris.
1944/--/-- 58 - Allied forces in Italy land behind the German Gustav Line at Anzio.
1944/--/-- 58 - American aircraft from the Marianas begin the strategic bombing of Japan.
1944/--/-- 58 - American forces under General Mark Clark occupy Rome.
1944/--/-- 58 - An Allied invasion force lands in southern France.
1944/--/-- 58 - British forces begin the reconquest of Burma from the Japanese.
1944/--/-- 58 - British forces occupy Athens and intervene in a communist inspired civil war.
1944/--/-- 58 - Child film actors Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor star in National Velvet.
1944/--/-- 58 - Communist resistance fighters under Josip Broz-Tito liberate Yugoslavia.
1944/--/-- 58 - English writer Somerset Maugham publishes The Razor's Edge.
1944/--/-- 58 - Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson dies from an accidental drug overdose.
1944/--/-- 58 - French novelist Colette writes Gigi.
1944/--/-- 58 - German officers attempt to assassinate Hitler.
1944/--/-- 58 - Normandy landings
1944/--/-- 58 - Oswald Avery determines that DNA is the hereditary material of the cell.
1944/--/-- 58 - Polish resistance fighters are defeated by the Germans in the Warsaw Uprising.
1944/--/-- 58 - Romania and Bulgaria sign an armistice with the Allies and declare war on Germany.
1944/--/-- 58 - Roosevelt is reelected for an unprecedented fourth term; Truman becomes vice-president.
1944/--/-- 58 - Soviet forces cross the Romanian border and reconquer the Crimea.
1944/--/-- 58 - Soviet forces reach the suburbs of Warsaw in Poland.
1944/--/-- 58 - Tennessee Williams' play The Glass Menagerie is produced.
1944/--/-- 58 - The G.I. Bill of Rights is established to provide assistance to war veterans.
1944/--/-- 58 - The German army launches the Battle of the Bulge, its last counteroffensive.
1944/--/-- 58 - The Soviet's relieve the city of Leningrad after a German siege lasting 890 days.
1944/--/-- 58 - The U.S. First Army occupies Aachen -- the first German city to fall to the Allies.
1944/--/-- 58 - The World Bank is established to assist European postwar recovery.
1944/--/-- 58 - U.S. Marines invade Guam and Saipan in the Marianas.
1944/--/-- 58 - U.S. forces under Admiral Nimitz defeat a Japanese fleet in the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
1944/--/-- 58 - V-1 (and later the V-2) weapons of vengeance are launched against London.
1944/04/08 59 *** Goff, Glenn [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Goff, Charlie Clay and Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff)
1944/04/08 59 *** Goff, Glenn [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1944/09/04 59 *** Lafever, Mitchell Taylor [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1944/09/19 59 *** Allison, Willie Clayburn & Lafever, Alice Lorene (Allison) [Daughter] - Married Cookeville, Tn
1944/10/-- 59 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL ST. LOUIS (2)
1945/--/-- 59 - Advancing Allied armies discover Nazi extermination camps.
1945/--/-- 59 - Allied forces cross the Rhine and begin the final assault on Germany.
1945/--/-- 59 - British actor Laurence Olivier wins critical acclaim for his portrayal of Richard III.
1945/--/-- 59 - British author George Orwell publishes the satirical fable Animal Farm.
1945/--/-- 59 - Charlie "Bird" Parker and Dizzy Gillespie make the first bebop recordings.
1945/--/-- 59 - Churchill is defeated in the British elections by Labour leader Clement Attlee.
1945/--/-- 59 - Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet at the Yalta Conference.
1945/--/-- 59 - Churchill, Truman and Stalin hold the last wartime conference at Potsdam.
1945/--/-- 59 - Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Yemen form the Arab League.
1945/--/-- 59 - French dramatist Jean Giraudoux writes the play The Madwoman of Chaillot.
1945/--/-- 59 - General MacArthur heads the U.S. occupation forces in Japan.
1945/--/-- 59 - German jet aircraft are unable to prevent mass Allied air attacks.
1945/--/-- 59 - German playwright Bertholt Brecht writes The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
1945/--/-- 59 - German rocket engineer Wernher Von Braun continues his research in the U.S.
1945/--/-- 59 - Germany and Austria are divided between the Allies into 4 zones of occupation.
1945/--/-- 59 - Harry S. Truman (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1945/--/-- 59 - Hitler commits suicide in his Berlin bunker; Germany surrenders to the Allies.
1945/--/-- 59 - Ho Chi Minh proclaims the independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1945/--/-- 59 - Indonesian nationalists led by Sukarno proclaim the nation independent.
1945/--/-- 59 - Japan signs an armistice with the Allies, ending World War II.
1945/--/-- 59 - Korea is divided between U.S. and Soviet occupation forces along the 38th parallel.
1945/--/-- 59 - Marshal Zhukov's Soviet troops launch the final attack on Berlin.
1945/--/-- 59 - Mussolini is killed by Italian partisans.
1945/--/-- 59 - Nationalists and Communist forces resume their civil war in China.
1945/--/-- 59 - Roberto Rosselini's neorealist "Open City"
1945/--/-- 59 - Romulo Betancourt becomes president of Venezuela for the first time.
1945/--/-- 59 - Roosevelt dies; Harry S. Truman is inaugurated as the 33rd U.S. president.
1945/--/-- 59 - Singer Frank Sinatra stars in the film musical Anchors Aweigh.
1945/--/-- 59 - Suicide attacks by Japanese kamikaze pilots are unable to stem the U.S. advances.
1945/--/-- 59 - The Soviet Union declares war on Japan.
1945/--/-- 59 - The U.S. drops atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
1945/--/-- 59 - The United Nations is formed; Trygve Halvdan Lie becomes secretary-general (1946).
1945/--/-- 59 - The trial of Nazi war criminals begins at Nuremberg in Germany.
1945/--/-- 59 - Tito becomes head of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1945/--/-- 59 - U.S. A-bombs Japan
1945/--/-- 59 - U.S. Marines invade the Japanese islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
1945/--/-- 59 - U.S. forces under MacArthur liberate the Philippines.
1945/--/-- 59 - United Nations formed
1945/--/-- 59 - World War II ends
1945/03/05 59 *** Lafever, Luke Gilliam - Luke Gilliam and America Alice Lafever moved to Boiling Springs.
1945/10/-- 60 - World Series NL CHICAGO (3) AL DETROIT (4)
1946/--/-- 60 - American author Robert Penn Warren publishes All the King's Men.
1946/--/-- 60 - Communists abolish the monarchy in Bulgaria; Georgi Dimitrov becomes premier.
1946/--/-- 60 - Dr. Spock publishes The Commonsense Book of Baby and Child Care.
1946/--/-- 60 - ELAS communist forces begin a civil war in Greece.
1946/--/-- 60 - ENIAC, the first successful electronic digital computer, becomes operational.
1946/--/-- 60 - Elections in Italy abolish the monarchy in favor of a republic.
1946/--/-- 60 - General De Gaulle resigns as president of France; the Fourth Republic is formed.
1946/--/-- 60 - Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis publishes Zorba the Greek.
1946/--/-- 60 - Juan Peron is elected president of Argentina.
1946/--/-- 60 - MacArthur promotes Japanese democracy with the emperor as constitutional monarch.
1946/--/-- 60 - Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini becomes the first U.S. citizen to be canonized.
1946/--/-- 60 - Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier designs Unite d'Habitation in Marseilles.
1946/--/-- 60 - Terence Rattigan's play The Winslow Boy is produced.
1946/--/-- 60 - The Philippines are granted independence with Manuel Roxas y Acuna as president.
1946/--/-- 60 - The Viet Minh begin a guerrilla war against the French in Indochina (Vietnam).
1946/--/-- 60 - Winston Churchill describes the Iron Curtain created in Europe by the Soviets.
1946/09/09 61 *** Lafever, Elvira [Sister] - Died
1946/10/-- 61 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1946/10/01 61 *** Lafever, Robert Lonnie [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1947/--/-- 61 - American pilot Kenneth Arnold makes the first alleged sighting of flying saucers.
1947/--/-- 61 - Artist Jackson Pollock produces Full Fathom Five using drip paint techniques.
1947/--/-- 61 - Artist Mark Rothko begins experimenting with Color-field painting.
1947/--/-- 61 - Baseball player Jackie Robinson becomes the first black to play in the major leagues.
1947/--/-- 61 - British & French Empires fracture into new 3rd world nations
1947/--/-- 61 - British India becomes Pakistan & India
1947/--/-- 61 - British atomic bomb scientist Klaus Fuchs is arrested for giving information to the USSR.
1947/--/-- 61 - Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier for the first time in an X-1 rocket plane.
1947/--/-- 61 - Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham forms the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London.
1947/--/-- 61 - Dennis Gabor invents holography, a means of producing a three-dimensional image.
1947/--/-- 61 - Edwin Land demonstrates the single-step Polaroid Land Camera.
1947/--/-- 61 - English composer Benjamin Britten writes the opera Peter Grimes.
1947/--/-- 61 - French fashion designer Christian Dior opens his own couture house.
1947/--/-- 61 - French literary figure Andre Gide wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1947/--/-- 61 - Gheorghiu-Dej heads the Romanian Communist party; King Michael abdicates.
1947/--/-- 61 - India becomes independent and is divided into the nations of India and Pakistan.
1947/--/-- 61 - Jawaharlal Nehru becomes the first prime minister of India.
1947/--/-- 61 - Marshall Plan
1947/--/-- 61 - Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sails on the balsa raft Kon Tiki from Peru to Polynesia.
1947/--/-- 61 - Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire is produced.
1947/--/-- 61 - The Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of ancient Hebrew documents, are discovered.
1947/--/-- 61 - The U.S. Marshall Plan for economic recovery in Europe is established.
1947/--/-- 61 - The United Nations elect to partition Palestine into Arab and Jewish states.
1947/--/-- 61 - The first India-Pakistan War begins when Pakistani tribesmen invade Kashmir.
1947/--/-- 61 - The story of a Jewish victim of the Nazis, The Diary of Anne Frank, is published.
1947/--/-- 61 - Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, captured from Japan, administered by U.S.
1947/--/-- 61 - U.S. contains spread of communism
1947/08/29 62 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Born to Bristow, Jesse Willard and Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) Reed Memorial hospital, Richmond, Indiana
1947/10/-- 62 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1948/--/-- 62 - Alec Guinness stars as Fagin in the film of Dicken's Oliver Twist.
1948/--/-- 62 - Alfred Kinsey publishes his report on Sexual Behavior in the Human Male.
1948/--/-- 62 - American opera singer Beverly Sills debuts in Bizet's Carmen.
1948/--/-- 62 - American writer Norman Mailer publishes the war novel The Naked and the Dead.
1948/--/-- 62 - Arab armies invade Israel in the first Arab-Israeli War.
1948/--/-- 62 - Bell Labs invent transistor
1948/--/-- 62 - Britain grants independence to Burma.
1948/--/-- 62 - Communism quashed in US
1948/--/-- 62 - Communist leader Kim Il Sung establishes the People's Republic of Korea (N. Korea).
1948/--/-- 62 - Dutch track star Fanny Blankers-Koen wins four gold medals in the Olympic Games.
1948/--/-- 62 - George Balanchine's Ballet Society is renamed the New York City Ballet.
1948/--/-- 62 - Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by a Hindu fanatic.
1948/--/-- 62 - Israel created
1948/--/-- 62 - Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica directs The Bicycle Thieves.
1948/--/-- 62 - NATO formed; Cold War begins
1948/--/-- 62 - Palestinian Jews proclaim the independent state of Israel.
1948/--/-- 62 - Stalin expels Yugoslavia from the Communist bloc.
1948/--/-- 62 - The Communist party assumes power in Hungary under Matyas Rakosi.
1948/--/-- 62 - The Malayan Communist party begins an insurrection against British rule.
1948/--/-- 62 - The Republic of Korea (S. Korea) is inaugurated, Syngman Rhee becomes president.
1948/--/-- 62 - The Soviets blockade West Berlin; Britain and the U.S. begin the Berlin Airlift.
1948/--/-- 62 - The U.S. Air Force begins the Project Blue Book study of the UFO phenomenon.
1948/--/-- 62 - The apartheid policy of racial segregation is made official in South Africa.
1948/--/-- 62 - The transistor is invented at Bell Laboratories in the U.S.
1948/05/20 63 *** Goff, America Alice (Lafever) [Wife] - leg broken
1948/10/-- 63 - World Series NL BOSTON (2) AL CLEVELAND (4)
1949/--/-- 63 - Abstract artist Robert Motherwell begins his series Elegy to the Spanish Republic.
1949/--/-- 63 - Abstract-Expressionism breaks out in NYC
1949/--/-- 63 - Architect Philip Johnson designs the Glass House in New Caanan, Conn.
1949/--/-- 63 - Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman is produced.
1949/--/-- 63 - British abstract sculptor Henry Moore completes the bronze Family Group.
1949/--/-- 63 - British author George Orwell publishes the futuristic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
1949/--/-- 63 - Civil war ends in Greece with the defeat of the Communist forces.
1949/--/-- 63 - Communists under Mao defeat the Nationalists and form the People's Republic of China.
1949/--/-- 63 - Konrad Adenauer becomes the first chancellor of West Germany.
1949/--/-- 63 - Kurchatov develops first Soviet A-bomb
1949/--/-- 63 - Miles Davis makes the first "cool" jazz records.
1949/--/-- 63 - Nationalist Chinese forces under Chiang Kai-shek flee to the island of Taiwan.
1949/--/-- 63 - Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical South Pacific is produced.
1949/--/-- 63 - The Hashimite Kingdom of Transjordan is renamed as Jordan.
1949/--/-- 63 - The Netherlands grants independence to Indonesia (formerly the Dutch East Indies).
1949/--/-- 63 - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is formed to deter Soviet aggression.
1949/--/-- 63 - The Republic of Germany (West Germany) is established by the Western powers.
1949/--/-- 63 - The Soviet Union detonates its first atomic bomb.
1949/--/-- 63 - The Soviets establish the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
1949/--/-- 63 - The first India-Pakistan War ends with the partition of Kashmir.
1949/06/06 64 *** Lafever, Gary Leroy [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1949/06/06 64 *** Lafever, Terri Sue (Gaston) [Granddaughter] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1949/10/-- 64 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1949/11/14 64 *** Sweet, Larry [Grandson] - Born to Sweet, Richard and Lafever, Lena Dora (Sweet)
1950/--/-- 64 - Adnan Menderes replaces Ismet Inonu as prime minister of Turkey.
1950/--/-- 64 - Bette Davis stars in the film All About Eve.
1950/--/-- 64 - Cartoonist Charles Schulz creates the Peanuts comic strip.
1950/--/-- 64 - Chinese forces invade Tibet, which is officially annexed in 1951.
1950/--/-- 64 - Communist North Korean forces invade South Korea.
1950/--/-- 64 - George Burns and Gracie Allen star in The Burns and Allen Show television series.
1950/--/-- 64 - Isaac Asimov publishes the science-fiction classic I Robot.
1950/--/-- 64 - Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa achieves recognition with Rashomon.
1950/--/-- 64 - Korean "engagement"
1950/--/-- 64 - President Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb.
1950/--/-- 64 - Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his inquiry into un-American activities.
1950/--/-- 64 - The UN sanctions military aid for South Korea; MacArthur is appointed commander.
1950/--/-- 64 - U.S. official Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury for denying that he knew a Soviet agent.
1950/--/-- 64 - UN forces cross into North Korea but are repulsed by the Chinese army.
1950/--/-- 64 - UN forces land at Inchon and drive the North Koreans out of South Korea.
1950/01/-- 64 *** Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) [Daughter] - moved into new home near Albany, Kentucky and had seizures.
1950/01/15 64 *** Bristow, Karen Sue (Steele) [Granddaughter] - Born to Bristow, Jesse Willard and Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow)
1950/07/01 65 *** Lafever, Treva Lucille (Goodwin) [Daughter] & Goodwin, Robert -Buddy- - Married
1950/10/-- 65 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (0) AL NEW YORK (4)
1950/12/11 65 *** Lafever, Andrew J. [Brother] - Died
1951/--/-- 65 - A frontline is stabilized at the 38th parallel in Korea; peace negotiations begin at Kaesong.
1951/--/-- 65 - American novelist Kurt Vonnegut publishes Player Piano.
1951/--/-- 65 - American poet Marianne Moore publishes her Collected Poems.
1951/--/-- 65 - American writer J.D. Salinger publishes The Catcher in the Rye.
1951/--/-- 65 - American writer James Jones publishes the war novel From Here to Eternity.
1951/--/-- 65 - Artist Stuart Davis uses words to function as abstract shapes in his painting Visa.
1951/--/-- 65 - Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. sign the mutual defense Anzus Treaty.
1951/--/-- 65 - Auto racer Juan Fangio wins the world driving championship for the first time.
1951/--/-- 65 - Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake La Motta for the middleweight title.
1951/--/-- 65 - British Conservatives win a general election with Winston Churchill as leader.
1951/--/-- 65 - British spies Burgess and Maclean escape to the Soviet Union.
1951/--/-- 65 - Comedian Lucille Ball stars in the television series I Love Lucy.
1951/--/-- 65 - Igor Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress is premiered.
1951/--/-- 65 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are sentenced to death for espionage against the U.S.
1951/--/-- 65 - King Abdullah of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian nationalist.
1951/--/-- 65 - Leopold III of Belgium is forced to abdicate because of his wartime conduct.
1951/--/-- 65 - President Truman dismisses MacArthur as commander in Korea.
1951/--/-- 65 - Prime minister Muhammad Mosaddeq nationalizes Iran's oil resources.
1951/--/-- 65 - Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The King and I is produced.
1951/--/-- 65 - Teller tests H-bomb
1951/--/-- 65 - Ten million television receivers have been installed in U.S. homes.
1951/--/-- 65 - The 22nd Amendment restricts U.S. presidents to a maximum of two terms.
1951/--/-- 65 - The UN General Assembly brands Communist China an aggressor in the Korean War.
1951/--/-- 65 - The first successful videotape for recording television images is demonstrated.
1951/--/-- 65 - UNIVAC I, the first commercial computer, is accepted by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
1951/02/26 65 *** Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love) & Love, Jimmie Goff [Grandson] - Married
1951/05/05 66 *** Cass, Dennis & Lafever, Betty Cleo (Cass, McDonald) [Daughter] - Married
1951/10/-- 66 - World Series NL NEW YORK (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1952/--/-- 66 - A bloodless coup returns Fulgencio Batista to power in Cuba.
1952/--/-- 66 - Agatha Christie's record-breaking play The Mouse Trap opens in London.
1952/--/-- 66 - American sculptor Isamu Noguchi designs two bridges for the Peace Park at Hiroshima.
1952/--/-- 66 - American writer E.B. White publishes the children's book Charlotte's Web.
1952/--/-- 66 - British architect Michael Ventris deciphers the ancient Greek Linear B script.
1952/--/-- 66 - Chuck Yaeger sets a new air speed record of 1,650 mph in the X-1A research plane.
1952/--/-- 66 - Communist POW riots in South Korea delay peace negotiations.
1952/--/-- 66 - Czech runner Emil Zatopek wins 3 gold medals in the Helsinki Olympic Games.
1952/--/-- 66 - Dancer Gene Kelly stars in the film Singin' in the Rain.
1952/--/-- 66 - Eva Peron, popularly known as Evita, dies in Argentina.
1952/--/-- 66 - Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly star in the Western film High Noon.
1952/--/-- 66 - Gordon Bunshaft designs the Lever House, an early International Style building.
1952/--/-- 66 - Hostilities continue in Korea with increased UN air strikes against the north.
1952/--/-- 66 - King Farouk of Egypt is overthrown in a revolution led by Gen. Muhammad Naguib.
1952/--/-- 66 - Kwame Nkrumah is elected prime minister of the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1952/--/-- 66 - Medical missionary Albert Schweitzer is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1952/--/-- 66 - Opera singer Maria Callas debuts at London's Covent Garden.
1952/--/-- 66 - Queen Elizabeth II ascends to the British throne on the death of her father George VI.
1952/--/-- 66 - Samuel Beckett's play Waiting For Godot is produced in Paris.
1952/--/-- 66 - The British de Havilland Comet becomes the first jet airliner to enter service.
1952/--/-- 66 - The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is formed with Luis Munoz Marin as governor.
1952/--/-- 66 - The Mau Mau uprising begins in Kenya; Jomo Kenyatta is imprisoned.
1952/--/-- 66 - The U.S. tests the first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific.
1952/--/-- 66 - The first automatic pinsetter is installed in a bowling alley in Brooklyn, N.Y.
1952/--/-- 66 - Turkey joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1952/--/-- 66 - Vice-presidential candidate Richard Nixon makes his Checkers speech.
1952/02/-- 66 - Elizabeth II succeeds as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
1952/05/31 67 *** Cass, Gary [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Betty Cleo (Cass, McDonald)
1952/05/31 67 *** Cass, Larry [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Betty Cleo (Cass, McDonald)
1952/10/-- 67 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1953/--/-- 67 - A Redstone rocket (based on the German V-2) is tested at Cape Canaveral.
1953/--/-- 67 - American physicist Charles H. Townes invents the maser.
1953/--/-- 67 - American tennis player Maureen Connolly (Little Mo) wins the Grand Slam.
1953/--/-- 67 - American writer Saul Bellow publishes The Adventures of Augie March.
1953/--/-- 67 - An armistice ends the Korean War; the country remains divided into North and South.
1953/--/-- 67 - Arthur Miller writes The Crucible, a play about the Salem Witch Trials.
1953/--/-- 67 - Black writer James Baldwin publishes his first novel Go Tell It on the Mountain.
1953/--/-- 67 - Communist statesman Imre Nagy becomes premier of Hungary.
1953/--/-- 67 - Dag Hammarskjold succeeds Trygve Lie as secretary-general of the UN.
1953/--/-- 67 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1953/--/-- 67 - Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first to climb Mount Everest.
1953/--/-- 67 - Eisenhower is inaugurated as the 34th U.S. president; Nixon becomes vice-president.
1953/--/-- 67 - Fidel Castro leads an attack on an army barracks in Cuba; he is captured and imprisoned.
1953/--/-- 67 - Golfer Ben Hogan wins the U.S. Open, Masters, and British Open tournaments.
1953/--/-- 67 - Hugh Hefner publishes the first issue of Playboy magazine.
1953/--/-- 67 - Hussein I succeeds his father as king of Jordan.
1953/--/-- 67 - Israeli prime minister Ben-Gurion retires; he is succeeded by Moshe Sharett.
1953/--/-- 67 - Jacques Piccard's bathyscaphe the Trieste descends to a depth of 10,330 ft.
1953/--/-- 67 - James Watson and Francis Crick propose the double helix structure of DNA.
1953/--/-- 67 - John Foster Dulles is selected as the U.S. secretary of state.
1953/--/-- 67 - Laos, formerly a part of French Indochina, is granted independence.
1953/--/-- 67 - Lavrenti Beria, head of the Soviet security service, is arrested and executed.
1953/--/-- 67 - Marilyn Monroe stars in the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
1953/--/-- 67 - Murray Gell-Mann proposes the strangeness property of some subatomic particles.
1953/--/-- 67 - Physicist Donald Glaser invents the bubble chamber to detect subnuclear particles.
1953/--/-- 67 - Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin dies; Georgy M. Malenkov becomes the new premier.
1953/--/-- 67 - The first heart-lung machine is developed by Dr. John Gibbon.
1953/--/-- 67 - The fossil remains of Piltdown man are proved a hoax 41 years after their discovery.
1953/--/-- 67 - Watson & Crick DNA=double helix
1953/03/28 68 *** Lafever, Jeffery Davis [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1953/03/28 68 *** Lafever, Judy Ann (Wise) [Granddaughter] - Born to Lafever, Beecher Franklin and Huntington, Jerry Avanelle (Lafever)
1953/06/-- 68 - Elizabeth II crowned Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at Westminster
1953/07/17 68 *** Goodwin, Debra Ann (Davis) [Granddaughter] - Born to Goodwin, Robert -Buddy- and Lafever, Treva Lucille (Goodwin)
1953/08/-- 68 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - began attending elementary school at Cowan, a one room school with 8 grades and about 25 students in Clinton County Kentucky.
1953/10/-- 68 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1953/12/30 68 *** Love, Rhonda Jane (Jackson) [Great Granddaughter] - Born to Love, Jimmie Goff and Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love)
1954/--/-- 68 - A Supreme Court decision prohibits racial segregation in U.S. public schools.
1954/--/-- 68 - American novelist Evan Hunter publishes The Blackboard Jungle.
1954/--/-- 68 - British artist Francis Bacon begins his Portrait of Pope Innocent X series.
1954/--/-- 68 - British novelist William Golding publishes Lord of the Flies.
1954/--/-- 68 - Dylan Thomas' radio play Under Milk Wood is performed posthumously.
1954/--/-- 68 - English runner Roger Bannister is first to run the mile in under 4 minutes.
1954/--/-- 68 - French forces are defeated at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in North Vietnam.
1954/--/-- 68 - Gamal Abdel Nasser ousts Gen. Muhammad Naguib as president of Egypt.
1954/--/-- 68 - Ian Fleming publishes the first James Bond thriller Casino Royale.
1954/--/-- 68 - Italian film-maker Federico Fellini directs La Strada.
1954/--/-- 68 - Kingsley Amis, one of England's angry young men, publishes Lucky Jim.
1954/--/-- 68 - Marlon Brando stars in Elia Kazan's film On the Waterfront.
1954/--/-- 68 - National Liberation Front (FLN) raids on French property spark the Algerian War.
1954/--/-- 68 - Senator McCarthy is discredited for failing to prove claims of communist penetration.
1954/--/-- 68 - Television thrives; radio switches to music
1954/--/-- 68 - The Geneva Conference establishes the partition of Vietnam into North and South.
1954/--/-- 68 - The U.S. and Canada begin construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
1954/--/-- 68 - The U.S. nuclear submarine the Nautilus is launched.
1954/--/-- 68 - U.S. "Nautilus" first nuclear submarine
1954/04/20 69 *** Allison, Donald Wayne [Grandson] - Born to Allison, Willie Clayburn and Lafever, Alice Lorene (Allison)
1954/07/01 69 *** Cass, Barry [Grandson] - Born to Lafever, Betty Cleo (Cass, McDonald)
1954/10/-- 69 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL CLEVELAND (0)
1955/--/-- 69 - A military coup in Argentina deposes president Juan Peron.
1955/--/-- 69 - AFL and CIO merge
1955/--/-- 69 - American artist Jasper Johns begins his paintings of American flags and targets.
1955/--/-- 69 - American artist Larry Rivers paints Double Portrait of Birdie.
1955/--/-- 69 - American rock 'n' roll musician Bill Haley records Rock Around the Clock.
1955/--/-- 69 - Anthony Eden succeeds Winston Churchill as prime minister of Great Britain.
1955/--/-- 69 - Austria achieves independence; the four-power occupation is terminated.
1955/--/-- 69 - Blacks boycott buses in Montgomery
1955/--/-- 69 - British writer Graham Greene publishes The Quiet American.
1955/--/-- 69 - British writer and scholar J.R.R. Tolkien completes The Lord of the Rings.
1955/--/-- 69 - David Ben-Gurion returns as prime minister of Israel.
1955/--/-- 69 - Film star James Dean is killed in a car crash.
1955/--/-- 69 - Jonas Salk's vaccine against polio comes into widespread use.
1955/--/-- 69 - Marian Anderson becomes the first black to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House.
1955/--/-- 69 - Martin Luther King, Jr. leads a boycott against racial segregation on buses.
1955/--/-- 69 - Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov publishes the novel Lolita.
1955/--/-- 69 - Satyajit Ray directs Pather Panchali, the first film in a trilogy on Bengali family life.
1955/--/-- 69 - Supreme Court orders school desegregation
1955/--/-- 69 - The Federal Republic of Germany joins NATO.
1955/--/-- 69 - The Warsaw Pact establishes a military alliance of European Communist nations.
1955/--/-- 69 - Theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin publishes The Phenomenon of Man.
1955/06/23 70 *** Love, James Michael "Mike" [Great Grandson] - Born to Love, Jimmie Goff and Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love)
1955/10/-- 70 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1956/--/-- 70 - American beat poet Allen Ginsberg publishes Howl and Other Poems.
1956/--/-- 70 - American television news show The Huntley-Brinkley Report begins.
1956/--/-- 70 - American writer Grace Metalious publishes Peyton Place.
1956/--/-- 70 - Anglo-French forces invade Egypt but withdraw after protests from the U.S.
1956/--/-- 70 - Archbishop Makarios III is deported from Cyprus by the British.
1956/--/-- 70 - Brendan Behan's play The Quare Fellow opens in London.
1956/--/-- 70 - Britain, France and Israel agree on a secret joint action against Egypt.
1956/--/-- 70 - British artist Richard Hamilton produces the first pop art work.
1956/--/-- 70 - David Niven stars in the film Around the World in Eighty Days.
1956/--/-- 70 - Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey Into Night is produced.
1956/--/-- 70 - Fidel Castro and Che Guevara land in Cuba and begin a guerrilla war.
1956/--/-- 70 - Film actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
1956/--/-- 70 - Heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano retires without being defeated.
1956/--/-- 70 - Israeli forces under Moshe Dayan seize the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula.
1956/--/-- 70 - John Osborne's first play Look Back In Anger is produced in London.
1956/--/-- 70 - Lerner and Loewe's musical My Fair Lady opens in New York.
1956/--/-- 70 - President Anastasio Somoza Garcia is assassinated in Nicaragua.
1956/--/-- 70 - President Nasser nationalizes the Suez Canal before the British lease expires.
1956/--/-- 70 - President Ngo Dinh Diem refuses to hold elections in South Vietnam.
1956/--/-- 70 - Rock 'n roll singer Elvis Presley records his first hit Heartbreak Hotel.
1956/--/-- 70 - Soviet first secretary Nikita Khrushchev denounces the crimes of the Stalin era.
1956/--/-- 70 - Sudan gains independence from Anglo-Egyptian rule.
1956/--/-- 70 - The Hungarian Uprising is suppressed by Soviet troops.
1956/--/-- 70 - The Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sinks off the U.S. coast after a collision in fog.
1956/--/-- 70 - Tunisia and Morocco are granted independence by France.
1956/01/30 70 *** Lafever, Winfield [Brother] - Died
1956/03/04 70 *** Goodwin, David Carroll [Grandson] - Born to Goodwin, Robert -Buddy- and Lafever, Treva Lucille (Goodwin)
1956/10/-- 71 - World Series NL BROOKLYN (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1957/--/-- 71 - Beat generation writer Jack Kerouac publishes On The Road.
1957/--/-- 71 - Black tennis player Althea Gibson wins the U.S. Open and Wimbledon championships.
1957/--/-- 71 - British philosopher A.J. Ayer publishes The Problem of Knowledge.
1957/--/-- 71 - British prime minister Anthony Eden resigns; is succeeded by Harold Macmillan.
1957/--/-- 71 - Dr. Seuss publishes the children's book The Cat in the Hat.
1957/--/-- 71 - Francois Duvalier (known as Papa Doc) is elected president of Haiti.
1957/--/-- 71 - Ghana gains independence; Kwame Nkrumah becomes the first prime minister.
1957/--/-- 71 - Jack Kerouac "On the Road"
1957/--/-- 71 - Jerome Robbins is director-choreographer of the musical West Side Story.
1957/--/-- 71 - John G. Diefenbaker succeeds Louis St. Laurent as prime minister of Canada.
1957/--/-- 71 - Lawrence Durrell publishes Justine, the first of The Alexandria Quartet novels.
1957/--/-- 71 - Scientists from 67 nations work together during the International Geophysical Year.
1957/--/-- 71 - Soviet leaders Malenkov and Molotov fail in an attempt to oust Khrushchev from power.
1957/--/-- 71 - Soviets launch "Sputnik", first artificial satellite
1957/--/-- 71 - Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman directs The Seventh Seal.
1957/--/-- 71 - The Israeli army withdraws from Egypt; the Gaza Strip is policed by UN forces.
1957/--/-- 71 - The USSR launches Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite.
1957/--/-- 71 - The Viet Cong begin acts of rebellion in South Vietnam.
1957/--/-- 71 - Tunku Abdul Rahman becomes the first prime minister of independent Malaya (Malaysia).
1957/05/23 72 *** Allison, Denise Gale (Moore) [Granddaughter] - Born to Allison, Willie Clayburn and Lafever, Alice Lorene (Allison)
1957/08/07 72 *** Love, Kathy Sue (Anderson) [Great Granddaughter] - Born to Love, Jimmie Goff and Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love)
1957/10/-- 72 - World Series NL MILWAUKEE (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1958/--/-- 72 - American economist J.K. Galbraith publishes The Affluent Society.
1958/--/-- 72 - American golfer Arnold Palmer wins the Masters tournament for the first time.
1958/--/-- 72 - American playwright Edward Albee writes The Zoo Story.
1958/--/-- 72 - American writer Truman Capote publishes the novella Breakfast At Tiffany's.
1958/--/-- 72 - Bertrand Russell founds the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in Britain.
1958/--/-- 72 - Civil war breaks out in Lebanon; it is ended when U.S. Marines land at Beirut.
1958/--/-- 72 - Egypt and Syria form the United Arab Republic.
1958/--/-- 72 - Gen. Muhammad Ayub Khan seizes control in Pakistan.
1958/--/-- 72 - Leonard Bernstein becomes the conductor of the New York Philharmonic orchestra.
1958/--/-- 72 - Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nikolai Bulganin as Soviet premier.
1958/--/-- 72 - Prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd extends South Africa's apartheid laws.
1958/--/-- 72 - Russian writer Boris Pasternak publishes the novel Doctor Zhivago.
1958/--/-- 72 - Soccer player Pele leads Brazil to victory in the World Cup.
1958/--/-- 72 - The Algerian crisis prompts the recall of Charles de Gaulle as president of France.
1958/--/-- 72 - The European Economic Community (EEC) is established.
1958/--/-- 72 - The French army and settlers in Algiers revolt over the Algerian War stalemate.
1958/--/-- 72 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is founded.
1958/--/-- 72 - The U.S. launches the Explorer I and Vanguard I scientific satellites.
1958/--/-- 72 - The first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is launched in the U.S.
1958/--/-- 72 - The nuclear submarine Nautilus reaches the North Pole under the Polar ice cap.
1958/--/-- 72 - Wilson Greatbatch invents an artificial pacemaker to control heartbeats.
1958/10/-- 73 - World Series NL MILWAUKEE (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1959/--/-- 73 - Alaska is inaugurated as the 49th state of the Union.
1959/--/-- 73 - American writer Leon Uris publishes Exodus, a novel on the founding of Israel.
1959/--/-- 73 - American writer William Burroughs publishes The Naked Lunch.
1959/--/-- 73 - Anthropologists Richard and Mary Leakey discover an Australopithecus skull in Africa.
1959/--/-- 73 - Artist Robert Rauschenberg creates the three-dimensional collage Monogram.
1959/--/-- 73 - Cyprus gains independence from Britain; Archbishop Makarios becomes president.
1959/--/-- 73 - Fidel Castro ousts Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista in a communist revolution.
1959/--/-- 73 - Film actor Charlton Heston wins the Academy Award for his role in Ben-Hur.
1959/--/-- 73 - French New Wave filmmaker Jean Luc Godard directs Breathless.
1959/--/-- 73 - French filmmaker Alain Resnais directs Hiroshima Mon Amour.
1959/--/-- 73 - French filmmaker Francois Truffaut directs The 400 Blows.
1959/--/-- 73 - German writer Gunter Grass publishes his first novel The Tin Drum.
1959/--/-- 73 - Hawaii is inaugurated as the 50th state of the Union.
1959/--/-- 73 - Jack Lemon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe star in the film Some Like it Hot.
1959/--/-- 73 - Jean-Luc Godard's New Wave "Breathless"
1959/--/-- 73 - Lee Kuan Yew becomes prime minister of Singapore.
1959/--/-- 73 - Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun is the first Broadway play by a black woman.
1959/--/-- 73 - NASA selects the first seven U.S. astronauts.
1959/--/-- 73 - Rock 'n roll star Buddy Holly is killed in a plane crash.
1959/--/-- 73 - Rod Serling hosts the Twilight Zone television series.
1959/--/-- 73 - Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical The Sound of Music is produced.
1959/--/-- 73 - Sir Christopher Cockerell tests the first air-cushion vehicle.
1959/--/-- 73 - The Boeing 707 jet airliner enters service.
1959/--/-- 73 - The Dalai Lama flees to India after China crushes an uprising in Tibet.
1959/--/-- 73 - The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York City.
1959/--/-- 73 - The Soviet Union sends a series of Luna space probes to the Moon.
1959/--/-- 73 - The first flight is made by the X-15 rocket-powered research aircraft.
1959/08/24 74 *** Lafever, William Thomas [Uncle] - Died Dekalb County Tennessee Goff cem. Dekalb County TN
1959/08/29 74 *** Love, Jimmy Alan [Great Grandson] - Born to Love, Jimmie Goff and Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love)
1959/10/-- 74 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL CHICAGO (2)
1960/--/-- 74 - 69 Africans are killed in the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa.
1960/--/-- 74 - A military coup takes place in Turkey; prime minister Adnan Menderes is executed (1961).
1960/--/-- 74 - A student uprising forces the resignation of Syngman Rhee, president of South Korea.
1960/--/-- 74 - American author John Updike publishes the novel Rabbit Run.
1960/--/-- 74 - American physicist Theodore H. Maiman demonstrates the first successful laser.
1960/--/-- 74 - American track star Wilma Rudolph wins 3 gold medals at the Rome Olympic Games.
1960/--/-- 74 - An earthquake kills 15,000 at Agadir in Morocco.
1960/--/-- 74 - Belgium grants independence to the Congo (Zaire); Patrice Lumumba becomes premier.
1960/--/-- 74 - Britain grants independence to Nigeria; Abubakar Balewa continues as prime minister.
1960/--/-- 74 - Civil Rights movement
1960/--/-- 74 - Congo (Zaire) premier Patrice Lumumba is ousted by Joseph Mobutu and murdered.
1960/--/-- 74 - Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock directs the suspense thriller Psycho.
1960/--/-- 74 - Former Nazi official Adolf Eichmann is abducted to Israel.
1960/--/-- 74 - France grants independence to the Congo, Chad, Central African Republic, and Gabon.
1960/--/-- 74 - Harold Pinter's play The Caretaker is produced.
1960/--/-- 74 - Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni directs La Notte (The Night).
1960/--/-- 74 - Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh descend to 35,800 ft in the bathyscaphe Trieste.
1960/--/-- 74 - Maiman makes first laser
1960/--/-- 74 - NASA launches the first TIROS weather satellite.
1960/--/-- 74 - Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson founds the Christian Broadcasting Network.
1960/--/-- 74 - Sirimavo Bandaranaike becomes the world's first woman prime minister in Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
1960/--/-- 74 - South African civil rights leader Albert Luthuli wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
1960/--/-- 74 - The Congo crisis begins with the secession of Katanga province under Moise Tshombe.
1960/--/-- 74 - The Echo 1 experimental communications satellite is launched.
1960/--/-- 74 - The Motown record company is founded in Detroit by Berry Gordy.
1960/--/-- 74 - The South African government bans the African National Congress (ANC).
1960/--/-- 74 - The Soviets shoot down a U-2 spy plane; U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers is captured.
1960/--/-- 74 - The first quasars, the most luminous known objects in the universe, are discovered.
1960/--/-- 74 - The first submerged firing is made of a Polaris submarine-launched missile.
1960/--/-- 74 - The planned city of Brasilia becomes the new capital of Brazil.
1960/--/-- 74 - The presidential debates of John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon are televised.
1960/--/-- 74 - Viet Cong groups unite into the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (NLFSV).
1960/--/-- 74 - Walter Ulbricht becomes head of East Germany.
1960/08/-- 75 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - went to High School at Clinton County High
1960/10/-- 75 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1961/--/-- 75 - Agostinho Neto and Holden Roberto lead insurrections in Portuguese Angola.
1961/--/-- 75 - American writer Joseph Heller publishes the anti-war novel Catch-22.
1961/--/-- 75 - American-aided Cuban exiles attempt the unsuccessful Bay of Pigs invasion.
1961/--/-- 75 - Astronaut Alan Shepard makes the first U.S. suborbital space flight.
1961/--/-- 75 - Britain grants independence to Tanganyika (Tanzania) with Julius Nyerere as prime minister.
1961/--/-- 75 - British novelist Iris Murdoch publishes A Severed Head.
1961/--/-- 75 - English writer Muriel Spark publishes The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
1961/--/-- 75 - French filmmaker Francois Truffaut directs Jeanne Moreau in Jules and Jim.
1961/--/-- 75 - India annexes the Portugese territories of Goa, Daman, and Diu.
1961/--/-- 75 - Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica directs Sophia Loren in Alberto Moravia's Two Women.
1961/--/-- 75 - Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti debuts in Puccini's La Boheme.
1961/--/-- 75 - John F. Kennedy (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1961/--/-- 75 - Kennedy is inaugurated as the 35th U.S. president; Johnson becomes vice-president.
1961/--/-- 75 - Kennedy launches "Apollo" project; man lands on the moon
1961/--/-- 75 - Peace Corps
1961/--/-- 75 - President Kennedy begins to increase the U.S. military presence in Vietnam.
1961/--/-- 75 - President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
1961/--/-- 75 - President Kennedy sets a goal for landing a man on the Moon within the decade.
1961/--/-- 75 - President Rafael Trujillo is assassinated in the Dominican Republic.
1961/--/-- 75 - Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth's home-run baseball record with a season total of 61.
1961/--/-- 75 - Science fiction writer Robert Heinlein publishes Stranger in a Strange Land.
1961/--/-- 75 - Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to the West.
1961/--/-- 75 - Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbits the earth.
1961/--/-- 75 - Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman directs Max Von Sydow in Through a Glass Darkly.
1961/--/-- 75 - The Berlin Wall is constructed, separating East and West Berlin.
1961/--/-- 75 - The Kurds begin a guerrilla war against Iraq to gain independence for Kurdistan.
1961/--/-- 75 - The Kurds begin a guerrilla war against Iraq to gain independence for Kurdistan.
1961/--/-- 75 - The drug thalidomide is found to cause malformations in new born babies.
1961/--/-- 75 - UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold is killed in a plane crash in the Congo (Zaire).
1961/--/-- 75 - V.S. Naipaul writes about West Indian life in A House for Mr. Biswas.
1961/04/21 76 *** Lafever, Lilly Meirl (Williams) [Granddaughter] & Williams, Hugh - Married married at Ozion Baptist Church, Putnam County, TN
1961/08/19 76 *** Welch, Patrick R. & Lafever, Marjorie (Welch) [Granddaughter] - Married married at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Cookeville, TN.
1961/10/-- 76 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (1) AL NEW YORK (4)
1961/12/01 76 *** Love, Billy Joe [Great Grandson] - Born to Love, Jimmie Goff and Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love)
1962/--/-- 76 *** Lafever, Marjorie (Welch) [Granddaughter] - BA University of Tennessee
1962/--/-- 76 - Actor Laurence Olivier becomes the first director of the National Theatre in London.
1962/--/-- 76 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn publishes One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich.
1962/--/-- 76 - Algeria gains independence from France; Ahmed ben Bella becomes prime minister.
1962/--/-- 76 - American artist Jim Dine paints the pop art subject Black Saw.
1962/--/-- 76 - American film actress Marilyn Monroe dies from a drug overdose.
1962/--/-- 76 - American historian Barbara Tuchman publishes The Guns of August.
1962/--/-- 76 - American writer Katherine Anne Porter publishes the novel Ship of Fools.
1962/--/-- 76 - American writer Ken Kesey publishes One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.
1962/--/-- 76 - Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth.
1962/--/-- 76 - Basketball player Wilt Chamberlain scores a record 100 points in one game.
1962/--/-- 76 - Britain grants independence to Trinidad and Tobago with Eric Williams as chief minister.
1962/--/-- 76 - Britain grants independence to Uganda; Milton Obote becomes prime minister.
1962/--/-- 76 - British filmmaker David Lean directs Lawrence of Arabia.
1962/--/-- 76 - British writer Anthony Burgess publishes the futuristic novel A Clockwork Orange.
1962/--/-- 76 - Burmese diplomat U Thant becomes the first Asian secretary general of the UN.
1962/--/-- 76 - Cuban missile crisis
1962/--/-- 76 - Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is produced on Broadway.
1962/--/-- 76 - Fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent opens his Parisian fashion house.
1962/--/-- 76 - Folk-rock singer and composer Bob Dylan writes Blowin' in the Wind.
1962/--/-- 76 - Georges Pompidou becomes premier of France's Fifth Republic.
1962/--/-- 76 - Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski directs his first film Knife in the Water.
1962/--/-- 76 - Pop Art
1962/--/-- 76 - Pop artist Andy Warhol begins making silk screen prints of mass-media images.
1962/--/-- 76 - Rachel Carson criticizes indiscriminate use of pesticides in her book Silent Spring.
1962/--/-- 76 - Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor star in Cleopatra, the most expensive film to date.
1962/--/-- 76 - Science fiction writer J.G. Ballard publishes The Drowned World.
1962/--/-- 76 - Sonny Liston defeats Floyd Patterson to become heavyweight boxing champion.
1962/--/-- 76 - Television journalist Walter Cronkite is made anchorman of CBS Evening News.
1962/--/-- 76 - The British pop group The Beatles make their first recordings.
1962/--/-- 76 - The Cuban Missile Crisis begins; Soviet missiles are withdrawn from Cuba.
1962/--/-- 76 - The Mariner 2 spacecraft passes within 21,598 miles of Venus.
1962/--/-- 76 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that school prayers are a violation of the 1st Amendment.
1962/--/-- 76 - The U.S. launches Telstar, the first commercial communications satellite.
1962/--/-- 76 - The University of Mississippi is forced to admit black student James Meredith.
1962/02/27 76 *** Welch, Sherrie S. (Uhlmann) [Great Granddaughter] - Born to Welch, Patrick R. and Lafever, Marjorie (Welch) Knoxville, Tennessee
1962/10/-- 77 - World Series NL SAN FRANCISCO (3) AL NEW YORK (4)
1963/--/-- 77 - A UN peace keeping force ends the secession attempt of Katanga province (Shaba).
1963/--/-- 77 - A limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty is signed by Britain, the U.S., and the USSR.
1963/--/-- 77 - American pop vocal group the Beach Boys release the record Surfin' U.S.A.
1963/--/-- 77 - American writer Mary McCarthy publishes The Group.
1963/--/-- 77 - Arecibo Observatory begins observations with a 1,000-ft wide radio telescope.
1963/--/-- 77 - Black nationalist Joshua Nkomo is imprisoned in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
1963/--/-- 77 - Britain's entry to the European Economic Community is blocked by France.
1963/--/-- 77 - British filmmaker Joseph Losey directs The Servant.
1963/--/-- 77 - British spy Harold (Kim) Philby defects to the USSR.
1963/--/-- 77 - Czech dissident playwright Vaclav Havel writes The Garden Party.
1963/--/-- 77 - English writer John Le Carre publishes The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.
1963/--/-- 77 - Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick directs the anti-war film Dr. Strangelove.
1963/--/-- 77 - Football running back Jim Brown sets a record for rushes of 1,863 yards.
1963/--/-- 77 - Jack Nicklaus becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament.
1963/--/-- 77 - John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald is shot and killed by Jack Ruby.
1963/--/-- 77 - Kennedy assassinated
1963/--/-- 77 - Kenya gains independence from Britain; Jomo Kenyatta becomes prime minister.
1963/--/-- 77 - Levi Eshkol succeeds David Ben-Gurion as prime minister of Israel.
1963/--/-- 77 - Ludwig Erhard succeeds Konrad Adenauer as chancellor of West Germany.
1963/--/-- 77 - Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1963/--/-- 77 - Lyndon B. Johnson is inaugurated as the 36th President of the U.S.
1963/--/-- 77 - Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and Sabah form the Federation of Malaysia.
1963/--/-- 77 - Martin Luther King, Jr. makes his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C.
1963/--/-- 77 - Peter Sellers stars as Inspector Clouseau in the film The Pink Panther.
1963/--/-- 77 - Pop artist Claes Oldenburg creates the kapok-filled sculpture Soft Typewriter.
1963/--/-- 77 - Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein completes the comic strip painting Whaam.
1963/--/-- 77 - President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
1963/--/-- 77 - President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is assassinated.
1963/--/-- 77 - Race-car driver Jim Clark wins seven Grand Prix events and the world title.
1963/--/-- 77 - Sir Alec Douglas-Home succeeds Harold Macmillan as British prime minister.
1963/--/-- 77 - Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.
1963/--/-- 77 - Sylvia Plath's novel The Bell Jar is published in the year of her death.
1963/--/-- 77 - The American X-15 research aircraft establishes an altitude record of 67 miles.
1963/--/-- 77 - The Organization of African Unity (OAU) is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
1963/--/-- 77 - The Profumo sex scandal undermines the Conservative government in Britain.
1963/--/-- 77 - The Rolling Stones rock band is formed in Britain.
1963/--/-- 77 - The first James Bond film Dr. No is produced.
1963/01/16 77 *** Lafever, Eli [Brother] - Died Putnam County Tennessee Pleasant View Cem. Putnam County TN
1963/03/15 78 *** Goff, America Alice (Lafever) [Wife] - Died Putnam County TN Boiling Springs cem. Putnam county TN
1963/10/-- 78 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1963/12/25 78 *** Love, Joy Lenette (Resko) [Great Granddaughter] - Born to Love, Jimmie Goff and Davis, Wilma Kathleen (Love)
1964/--/-- 78 - ANC leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.
1964/--/-- 78 - An earthquake in Alaska causes extensive damage and 114 fatalities.
1964/--/-- 78 - Architect Eero Saarinen's St. Louis Arch memorial is completed.
1964/--/-- 78 - Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson discover the existence of background radiation.
1964/--/-- 78 - Beatlemania develops during the first U.S. tour of the Beatles pop group.
1964/--/-- 78 - Black female group the Supremes record the hit song Where Did Our Love Go.
1964/--/-- 78 - Britain grants independence to Malawi; H. Kamuzu Banda becomes prime minister.
1964/--/-- 78 - Britain grants independence to Zambia; Kenneth D. Kaunda becomes president.
1964/--/-- 78 - Britain grants independence to Zanzibar.
1964/--/-- 78 - Clint Eastwood stars in Sergio Leone's "spaghetti western" A Fistful of Dollars.
1964/--/-- 78 - Comedian Lenny Bruce is convicted for giving an obscene performance.
1964/--/-- 78 - Craig Breedlove sets a land speed record of 600 mph in a jet-powered vehicle.
1964/--/-- 78 - FRELIMO begins a war of independence against the Portuguese in Mozambique.
1964/--/-- 78 - Faisal succeeds his brother Saud as king of Saudi Arabia.
1964/--/-- 78 - Fighting breaks out on Cyprus between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
1964/--/-- 78 - General Westmoreland is appointed to command the U.S. forces in South Vietnam.
1964/--/-- 78 - Gulf of Tonkin Incident
1964/--/-- 78 - Gustavo Diaz Ordaz becomes president of Mexico.
1964/--/-- 78 - Ian Smith becomes prime minister of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
1964/--/-- 78 - Illustrator Maurice Sendak wins a Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are.
1964/--/-- 78 - Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru dies; he is succeeded by Lal Bahadur Shastri.
1964/--/-- 78 - Johnson is reeelected as U.S. president; Humphrey becomes vice-president (1965).
1964/--/-- 78 - Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke star in the film Mary Poppins.
1964/--/-- 78 - Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing championship.
1964/--/-- 78 - North Vietnam allegedly attacks U.S. vessels in the Gulf of Tonkin.
1964/--/-- 78 - Peter Weiss' play Marat/ Sade is produced by British director Peter Brook.
1964/--/-- 78 - Physicists Murray Gell-Mann and George Zweig propose the quark theory.
1964/--/-- 78 - Soviet leader NikitaKhrushchev is forced from office; Aleksei Kosygin becomes premier.
1964/--/-- 78 - Tanganyika joins with Zanzibar to form the United Republic of Tanzania.
1964/--/-- 78 - The American Ranger 7 spacecraft transmits photos of the surface of the Moon.
1964/--/-- 78 - The Labour party is elected to power in Britain; Harold Wilson becomes prime minister.
1964/--/-- 78 - The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is formed to represent Palestinians.
1964/--/-- 78 - The SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft is flown for the first time.
1964/--/-- 78 - The Soviet Voskhod 1 spacecraft is launched with a three-man crew.
1964/--/-- 78 - The Tonkin Gulf Resolution escalates the use of U.S. personnel in Vietnam.
1964/--/-- 78 - The U.S. Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment.
1964/--/-- 78 - The U.S. Surgeon General reports that cigarette smoking is a health hazard.
1964/--/-- 78 - The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opens in New York.
1964/--/-- 78 - The Warren Commission decides that Oswald was the sole assassin of John F. Kennedy.
1964/05/-- 79 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Graduated High School at Clinton County High
1964/09/-- 79 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Began attending college at the University of Kentucky at Lexington
1964/10/-- 79 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL NEW YORK (3)
1965/--/-- 79 - Actress and singer Barbara Streisand stars in the Broadway musical Funny Girl.
1965/--/-- 79 - American pop artist James Rosenquist paints F-111.
1965/--/-- 79 - American writer Norman Mailer publishes An American Dream.
1965/--/-- 79 - An attempted communist coup leads to military rule in Indonesia under Suharto.
1965/--/-- 79 - An electrical blackout in the northeastern U.S. affects 30 million people.
1965/--/-- 79 - Astronaut Edward H. White becomes the first American to walk in space.
1965/--/-- 79 - Astronauts Virgil Grissom and John Young orbit the Earth in the first Gemini spacecraft.
1965/--/-- 79 - Bob Dylan "Like a Rolling Stone"
1965/--/-- 79 - British fashion designer Mary Quant introduces the miniskirt.
1965/--/-- 79 - Civil war breaks out in the Dominican Republic; U.S. troops restore order.
1965/--/-- 79 - Demonstrations against Vietnam War
1965/--/-- 79 - Gemini 6 and 7 spacecraft make the first rendezvous in space.
1965/--/-- 79 - Houari Boumedienne deposes President Ahmed Ben Bella of Algeria.
1965/--/-- 79 - Irish writer Edna O'Brien publishes August Is a Wicked Month.
1965/--/-- 79 - Martin Luther King, Jr. leads a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
1965/--/-- 79 - Mobutu Sese Seko seizes control in the Congo (Zaire) for the second time.
1965/--/-- 79 - More than 180,000 U.S. troops are deployed in Vietnam by the end of the year.
1965/--/-- 79 - Neil Simon's play The Odd Couple opens on Broadway starring Walter Matthau.
1965/--/-- 79 - Nicolae Ceausescu succeeds Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej as Romanian leader.
1965/--/-- 79 - North Vietnamese army units are in action in South Vietnam for the first time.
1965/--/-- 79 - Race riots begin in the Watts section of Los Angeles.
1965/--/-- 79 - Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) makes a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain.
1965/--/-- 79 - Singapore secedes from Malaysia; Lee Kuan Yew remains as prime minister.
1965/--/-- 79 - Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov makes the first space walk.
1965/--/-- 79 - The Black Muslim leader Malcolm X is assassinated in New York City.
1965/--/-- 79 - The Houston Astrodome, the first covered stadium, is completed in Texas.
1965/--/-- 79 - The Mariner 4 spacecraft passes within 6,118 miles of the planet Mars.
1965/--/-- 79 - The Second India-Pakistan War begins in Kashmir.
1965/--/-- 79 - The U.S. government establishes Medicare and Medicaid health programs.
1965/--/-- 79 - The Vietnam War escalates as the U.S. begins bombing North Vietnam.
1965/04/17 80 *** Harlan, Eva Pearl (Bristow) & Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Married - Married in Gainesboro, TN
1965/10/-- 80 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (4) AL MINNESOTA (3)
1966/--/-- 80 - American writer Bernard Malamud publishes The Fixer.
1966/--/-- 80 - American writer Truman Capote publishes In Cold Blood.
1966/--/-- 80 - Art treasures are ruined during severe floods in Florence, Italy.
1966/--/-- 80 - Gen. Yakubu Gowon heads a military government after a countercoup in Nigeria.
1966/--/-- 80 - Hippie movement
1966/--/-- 80 - Indian prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri dies; he is succeeded by Indira Gandhi.
1966/--/-- 80 - John Jack Lynch becomes prime minister of Ireland.
1966/--/-- 80 - John V. Lindsay becomes mayor of New York City.
1966/--/-- 80 - Mao Tse-tung begins China's Cultural Revolution.
1966/--/-- 80 - Nigerian prime minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is killed in a military coup.
1966/--/-- 80 - President De Gaulle withdraws French forces from NATO.
1966/--/-- 80 - President Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in Ghana.
1966/--/-- 80 - Realist sculptor George Segal completes the direct-cast plaster group The Diner.
1966/--/-- 80 - South African prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd is assassinated.
1966/--/-- 80 - The American Surveyor 1 spacecraft achieves the first soft-landing on the Moon.
1966/--/-- 80 - The British Hawker Harrier becomes the first VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) aircraft.
1966/--/-- 80 - The Soviet Luna 9 space probe makes the first landing on the Moon.
1966/--/-- 80 - The Soviets mediate to end the India-Pakistan War.
1966/--/-- 80 - The first major rally against the Vietnam War takes place in Washington, D.C.
1966/--/-- 80 - Tom Stoppard's play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is produced.
1966/09/-- 81 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Began attending Forestry school at the University of Georgia at Athens
1966/10/-- 81 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (0) AL BALTIMORE (4)
1967/--/-- 81 - A civil war breaks out in Nigeria after the secession of the state of Biafra.
1967/--/-- 81 - A fire kills U.S. astronauts White, Grissom and Chaffee during a launch test.
1967/--/-- 81 - A military junta seizes control in Greece; King Constantine II is exiled.
1967/--/-- 81 - American writer Joyce Carol Oates publishes A Garden of Earthly Delights.
1967/--/-- 81 - Britain grants Aden independence as the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen.
1967/--/-- 81 - Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez publishes One Hundred Years of Solitude.
1967/--/-- 81 - Dr. Christiaan Barnard performs the first successful human heart transplant.
1967/--/-- 81 - Dustin Hoffman stars in Mike Nichols' film The Graduate.
1967/--/-- 81 - Gen. Anastasio Somoza Debayle is elected president of Nicaragua.
1967/--/-- 81 - Israeli 6-day war
1967/--/-- 81 - Latin American guerrilla leader Che Guevara is killed in Bolivia.
1967/--/-- 81 - Nguyen Van Thieu becomes president of South Vietnam.
1967/--/-- 81 - Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper star in the motorcycle film Easy Rider.
1967/--/-- 81 - Quarterback Joe Namath sets a one-season record by passing for 4,007 yards.
1967/--/-- 81 - R. Buckminster Fuller designs a geodesic dome for the U.S. Pavilion at Expo '67.
1967/--/-- 81 - Radio astronomers Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish discover the first pulsar.
1967/--/-- 81 - Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger star in the film In the Heat of the Night.
1967/--/-- 81 - Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov is killed during the landing of Soyuz 1.
1967/--/-- 81 - Tennis player Billie Jean King wins the U.S. Open championship for the first time.
1967/--/-- 81 - The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper"
1967/--/-- 81 - The North American Soccer League (NASL) is formed.
1967/--/-- 81 - The Six-Day War between Israel and the Arab states ends with Israeli victory.
1967/--/-- 81 - The X-15 research aircraft establishes a speed record of Mach 6.7 (4,520 mph).
1967/--/-- 81 - The hippie musical revue Hair is produced.
1967/--/-- 81 - The residents of Gibraltar vote to remain a British crown colony.
1967/--/-- 81 - Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black member of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1967/--/-- 81 - Warren Beaty and Faye Dunaway star in Arthur Penn's film Bonnie and Clyde.
1967/--/-- 81 - Yachtsman Francis Chichester completes the first solo voyage around the world.
1967/10/-- 82 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1968/--/-- 82 - American skater Peggy Fleming wins the singles title at the winter Olympic Games.
1968/--/-- 82 - American track star Bob Beamon beats the Olympic long jump record by almost 2 feet.
1968/--/-- 82 - American writer Tom Wolfe publishes The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.
1968/--/-- 82 - Anti-war demonstrators clash with police at the Democratic convention in Chicago.
1968/--/-- 82 - Arthur Ashe becomes the first black player to win a major men's tennis title.
1968/--/-- 82 - Carlos Castaneda publishes The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge.
1968/--/-- 82 - Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated.
1968/--/-- 82 - Dick Fosbury uses the Fosbury flop to win the Olympic gold medal for the high jump.
1968/--/-- 82 - Filmmaker Mel Brooks directs, produces and appears in The Producers.
1968/--/-- 82 - Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick directs 2001: A Space Odyssey.
1968/--/-- 82 - French downhill skier Jean Claude Killy wins three Olympic gold medals.
1968/--/-- 82 - French filmmaker Henri Costa-Gavras directs Z.
1968/--/-- 82 - Jacqueline Kennedy marries the Greek shipping millionaire Aristotle Onassis.
1968/--/-- 82 - Kubrick "2001"
1968/--/-- 82 - May Days mini-revolution
1968/--/-- 82 - More than 500,000 U.S. troops are deployed in Vietnam.
1968/--/-- 82 - Oceanographic ship Glomar Challenger begins the Deep-Sea Drilling Project.
1968/--/-- 82 - Omar Torrijos Herrera overthrows the government of Arnulfo Arias in Panama.
1968/--/-- 82 - Pierre Trudeau succeeds Lester Pearson as prime minister of Canada.
1968/--/-- 82 - Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski directs Rosemary's Baby.
1968/--/-- 82 - Portuguese dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar is succeeded by Marcello Caetano.
1968/--/-- 82 - President Johnson announces he will not seek a second term of office.
1968/--/-- 82 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated.
1968/--/-- 82 - Spain grants independence to Equatorial Guinea.
1968/--/-- 82 - Spanish operatic tenor Placido Domingo debuts at the Metropolitan Opera.
1968/--/-- 82 - Student-worker revolts almost topple the goverment of Charles de Gaulle in France.
1968/--/-- 82 - The Apollo 8 spacecraft makes the first manned orbit of the Moon.
1968/--/-- 82 - The Catholic minority in Northern Ireland demonstrate for British rights.
1968/--/-- 82 - The Federal Gun Control Act regulates the interstate commerce in firearms.
1968/--/-- 82 - The Saturn rocket lifts the Apollo 7 spacecraft into low Earth orbit.
1968/--/-- 82 - The U.S. Navy intelligence gathering ship Pueblo is seized by North Korea.
1968/--/-- 82 - The Viet Cong launch the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.
1968/--/-- 82 - U.S. troops massacre Vietnamese civilians at My Lai.
1968/--/-- 82 - Vietnam War begins
1968/--/-- 82 - Warsaw Pact forces invade Czechoslovakia to counter increasing liberalization.
1968/05/30 83 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Bachelor of Science in Forestry University of Georgia, School of Forestry, Athens, Georgia
1968/06/-- 83 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Began employment with the Kentucky Division of Forestry at Pineville, KY
1968/06/29 83 *** Lafever, Asher [Brother] - Died Baxter, TN Nash Cemetery - Putnam County TN
1968/10/-- 83 - World Series NL ST. LOUIS (3) AL DETROIT (4)
1969/--/-- 83 - A rock-music festival at Woodstock, N.Y, attracts a crowd of 500,000.
1969/--/-- 83 - American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the Moon.
1969/--/-- 83 - American writer Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. publishes Slaughterhouse-Five.
1969/--/-- 83 - Australian Rod Laver becomes the only tennis player to win the Grand Slam twice.
1969/--/-- 83 - British filmmaker Ken Russell directs Glenda Jackson in Women in Love.
1969/--/-- 83 - British writer John Fowles publishes The French Lieutenant's Woman.
1969/--/-- 83 - Catholics and Protestants clash in Northern Ireland; British troops restore order.
1969/--/-- 83 - Charles Manson and his followers kill actress Sharon Tate and six of her friends.
1969/--/-- 83 - Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi seizes control in Libya; King Idris is deposed.
1969/--/-- 83 - Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight star in John Schlesinger's film Midnight Cowboy.
1969/--/-- 83 - Edward Kennedy's female companion dies in a car accident off the Chappaquiddick bridge.
1969/--/-- 83 - Gen. Gaafar al-Nimeiry seizes power in Sudan.
1969/--/-- 83 - General de Gaulle resigns; Georges Pompidou becomes president of France.
1969/--/-- 83 - Golda Meir becomes prime minister of Israel after the death of Levi Eshkol.
1969/--/-- 83 - IRA provisionals launch a terrorist campaign against British troops in Ireland.
1969/--/-- 83 - Liberal Czech leader Alexander Dubcek is replaced by Gustav Husak.
1969/--/-- 83 - Nixon is inaugurated as the 37th U.S. president; Agnew becomes vice-president.
1969/--/-- 83 - Nudity shocks audiences in Kenneth Tynan's Broadway revue Oh! Calcutta!.
1969/--/-- 83 - Paul Newman and Robert Redford star in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
1969/--/-- 83 - President Ayub Khan is deposed by Gen. Muhammad Yahya Khan in Pakistan.
1969/--/-- 83 - President Nixon begins to withdraw U.S. forces from Vietnam.
1969/--/-- 83 - Richard M. Nixon (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1969/--/-- 83 - The Anglo-French supersonic transport Concorde makes its first flight.
1969/--/-- 83 - The Children's Television Workshop series Sesame Street is first shown.
1969/--/-- 83 - The Monty Python's Flying Circus television program premiers in Britain.
1969/--/-- 83 - The immigration of Salvadorans into Honduras leads to a brief border war.
1969/--/-- 83 - Willy Brandt succeeds Kurt Kiesinger as chancellor of West Germany.
1969/--/-- 83 - Yasir Arafat becomes chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
1969/10/-- 84 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - moved trailer to an apple orchard on Clear Creek in Bell County Kentucky
1969/10/-- 84 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL BALTIMORE (1)
1970/--/-- 84 - American writer Maya Angelou publishes I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
1970/--/-- 84 - Australian tennis player Margaret Smith Court wins the Grand Slam.
1970/--/-- 84 - Britain grants independence to Fiji.
1970/--/-- 84 - Bruno Kreisky succeeds Josef Klaus as chancellor of Austria.
1970/--/-- 84 - Cartoonist Garry Trudeau begins satirizing public figures and politics in Doonesbury.
1970/--/-- 84 - Civil war begins in Jordan between government forces and Palestinian guerrillas.
1970/--/-- 84 - Civil war begins in Jordan between government forces and Palestinian guerrillas.
1970/--/-- 84 - Donald Sutherland stars in Robert Altman's anti-war film M*A*S*H.
1970/--/-- 84 - EPA established to enforce Clean Air Act
1970/--/-- 84 - Edward Heath becomes Conservative prime minister of Britain.
1970/--/-- 84 - Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser dies; he is succeeded by Anwar al-Sadat.
1970/--/-- 84 - Former defense minister Hafez al-Assad seizes power in Syria.
1970/--/-- 84 - French filmmaker Eric Rohmer directs Claire's Knee.
1970/--/-- 84 - George C. Scott stars in the Academy Award winning film Patton.
1970/--/-- 84 - Marxist leader Salvadore Allende is elected president of Chile.
1970/--/-- 84 - Norman Borlaug wins the Nobel Peace Prize for breeding miracle wheat strains.
1970/--/-- 84 - Ohio national guardsmen kill four Kent State students during an anti-war protest.
1970/--/-- 84 - President Nixon orders an incursion into Cambodia to combat the Khmer Rouge.
1970/--/-- 84 - Riots in Poland force Wladyslaw Gomulka to resign in favor of Edward Gierek.
1970/--/-- 84 - Rock music guitarist Jimi Hendrix dies from a drug overdose.
1970/--/-- 84 - Sihanouk is deposed in Cambodia; Khmer Rouge seize the western provinces.
1970/--/-- 84 - Sixties energy wins smaller battles: feminism, ecology...
1970/--/-- 84 - Songwriting duo Simon and Garfunkel record Bridge Over Troubled Water.
1970/--/-- 84 - The Amtrak intercity rail passenger service is created by Act of Congress.
1970/--/-- 84 - The Apollo 13 crew return to earth after an explosion aboard their command module.
1970/--/-- 84 - The Beatles pop group is disbanded.
1970/--/-- 84 - The Boeing 747 Jumbo jet airliner enters service.
1970/--/-- 84 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is established in the U.S.
1970/--/-- 84 - The Soviet space probe Venera 7 transmits the first data from the surface of Venus.
1970/--/-- 84 - The building of the Aswan High Dam is completed in Egypt.
1970/--/-- 84 - The civil war ends between Nigeria and the breakaway state of Biafra.
1970/--/-- 84 - U.S. invades Cambodia
1970/--/-- 84 - Writer and feminist Germaine Greer publishes The Female Eunuch.
1970/07/08 85 *** Bristow, David Jesse [Great Grandson] - Born to Bristow, Roy Duane and Harlan, Eva Pearl (Bristow)
1970/10/-- 85 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (1) AL BALTIMORE (4)
1971/--/-- 85 - Alistair Cooke begins hosting the PBS television series Masterpiece Theatre.
1971/--/-- 85 - American film actor and director Clint Eastwood stars in Dirty Harry.
1971/--/-- 85 - Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar opens on Broadway.
1971/--/-- 85 - Austrian Kurt Waldheim succeeds U Thant as UN secretary general.
1971/--/-- 85 - British actor Dirk Bogard stars in Luchino Visconti's film Death in Venice.
1971/--/-- 85 - Chilean poet Pablo Neruda wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1971/--/-- 85 - Col. Hugo Banzer Suarez seizes power in Bolivia in a military coup.
1971/--/-- 85 - Daniel Ellsberg releases copies of the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times.
1971/--/-- 85 - East Pakistan declares its independence from West Pakistan, beginning a civil war.
1971/--/-- 85 - Erich Honecker becomes the head of state for East Germany.
1971/--/-- 85 - Ice hockey player Phil Esposito scores a record 76 goals in 78 games.
1971/--/-- 85 - Jean Claude Duvalier succeeds his father as president of Haiti.
1971/--/-- 85 - Joe Frazier defeats Muhammad Ali for the heavyweight boxing title.
1971/--/-- 85 - Lt. William Calley is found guilty of killing Vietnamese civilians at My Lai.
1971/--/-- 85 - Prime minister Brian Faulkner begins the internment of IRA suspects in Northern Ireland.
1971/--/-- 85 - Prime minister Milton Obote is ousted by Idi Amin Dada in Uganda.
1971/--/-- 85 - South Vietnamese troops and U.S. aircraft combat Communist forces in Laos.
1971/--/-- 85 - Soviet "Salyut 1" space station
1971/--/-- 85 - Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1; three cosmonauts die during the return to earth.
1971/--/-- 85 - The Congo is renamed as the Republic of Zaire.
1971/--/-- 85 - The Lunar Rover explores the Moon's surface during the Apollo 15 mission.
1971/--/-- 85 - The Republic of China (Taiwan) loses its UN seat; Communist China is admitted.
1971/--/-- 85 - The support of India wins independence for East Pakistan (renamed as Bangladesh).
1971/10/-- 86 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Bought a log house near Rockholds in Whitley County Kentucky and moved
1971/10/-- 86 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL BALTIMORE (3)
1972/--/-- 86 - Alabama governor George Wallace is shot in an assassination attempt.
1972/--/-- 86 - American B-52 aircraft bomb Hanoi and Haiphong in North Vietnam.
1972/--/-- 86 - American Bobby Fischer defeats Russian world chess champion Boris Spassky.
1972/--/-- 86 - American feminist Gloria Steinem founds Ms. magazine.
1972/--/-- 86 - American swimmer Mark Spitz wins a record seven Olympic gold medals.
1972/--/-- 86 - An earthquake kills 10,000 in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua.
1972/--/-- 86 - Apollo 17 makes the last manned Moon landing.
1972/--/-- 86 - Ceylon changes its name to Sri Lanka (meaning beautiful island).
1972/--/-- 86 - DDT insecticide is banned in the U.S.
1972/--/-- 86 - DDT is banned
1972/--/-- 86 - Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola directs Marlon Brando in The Godfather.
1972/--/-- 86 - German writer Heinrich Boll receives the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1972/--/-- 86 - Japanese novelist Kawabata Yasunari commits suicide.
1972/--/-- 86 - Liza Minnelli stars in Bob Fosse's film Cabaret.
1972/--/-- 86 - Marlon Brando stars in Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris.
1972/--/-- 86 - Mujibur Rahman becomes prime minister of Bangladesh.
1972/--/-- 86 - Palestinian terrorists kill 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics.
1972/--/-- 86 - President Ferdinand Marcos imposes martial law in the Philippines.
1972/--/-- 86 - President Nixon authorizes the Space Shuttle program.
1972/--/-- 86 - President Nixon makes his historic trip to Peking to meet Mao Tse-tung.
1972/--/-- 86 - Richard Leakey discovers a hominid skull 2.6 million years old in northern Kenya.
1972/--/-- 86 - Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut wins three Olympic gold medals.
1972/--/-- 86 - The British government assumes direct rule of Northern Ireland.
1972/--/-- 86 - The Labor party is elected in Australia with Gough Whitlam as prime minister.
1972/--/-- 86 - The Viet Cong and North Vietnamese renew their offensive in South Vietnam.
1972/--/-- 86 - The Watergate affair begins with the arrest of five burglars at Democratic party headquarters.
1972/10/-- 87 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (3) AL OAKLAND (4)
1973/--/-- 87 - A right-wing military coup in Chile overthrows Allende's Marxist government.
1973/--/-- 87 - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn publishes the first volume of the Gulag Archipelago.
1973/--/-- 87 - American novelist Thomas Pynchon publishes Gravity's Rainbow.
1973/--/-- 87 - American playwright Thornton Wilder publishes the novel Theophilus North.
1973/--/-- 87 - Animal behavioralists Lorenz, Tinbergen and von Frisch share the Nobel Prize.
1973/--/-- 87 - Billy Friedkin "The Exorcist"
1973/--/-- 87 - Britain grants independence to the Bahama Islands.
1973/--/-- 87 - Charles XVI Gustav succeeds Gustav VI Adolf as king of Sweden.
1973/--/-- 87 - Congress passes the Endangered Species Act.
1973/--/-- 87 - Egypt and Syria attack Israel on Yom Kippur (a Jewish religious holiday).
1973/--/-- 87 - Endangered Species Act
1973/--/-- 87 - Film actor Al Pacino stars as an undercover policeman in Serpico.
1973/--/-- 87 - Great Britain, Denmark and Ireland become full-fledged members of the EEC.
1973/--/-- 87 - Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho share the Nobel Peace Prize.
1973/--/-- 87 - Juan D. Peron returns to power as president of Argentina.
1973/--/-- 87 - Nixon resigns over Watergate
1973/--/-- 87 - Novelist, poet, and feminist Erica Jong publishes Fear of Flying.
1973/--/-- 87 - OPEC begins an oil embargo against Europe, the U.S. and Japan.
1973/--/-- 87 - Pop recording artist Billy Joel releases his first album Piano Man.
1973/--/-- 87 - Senator Sam Ervin, Jr. heads a committee to investigate the Watergate break-in.
1973/--/-- 87 - Solzhenitsyn "Gulag Archipelago"
1973/--/-- 87 - Swedish actor Max Von Sydow stars in the supernatural film The Exorcist.
1973/--/-- 87 - The American Indian Movement occupy the site of Wounded Knee in a political protest.
1973/--/-- 87 - The Arab-Israeli War ends after 18 days with a UN negotiated cease-fire.
1973/--/-- 87 - The Paris Peace Accords end the Vietnam War.
1973/--/-- 87 - The Pioneer 10 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Jupiter.
1973/--/-- 87 - The Skylab manned orbiting laboratory is launched.
1973/--/-- 87 - The U.S. begins a total military withdrawal from South Vietnam.
1973/--/-- 87 - The Washington Post receives the Pulitzer Prize for reporting the Watergate scandal.
1973/--/-- 87 - The World Trade Center in New York City becomes the tallest building in the world.
1973/--/-- 87 - Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigns after he is charged with accepting bribes.
1973/--/-- 87 - Vietnam War ends
1973/--/-- 87 - War Powers Act
1973/--/-- 87 - Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox is dismissed for demanding the Nixon tapes.
1973/10/-- 88 - World Series NL NEW YORK (3) AL OAKLAND (4)
1974/--/-- 88 *** Lafever, Nora Linnie (Bristow) [Daughter] - multiple sclerosis caused loss of ability to walk. Confined to a wheel chair.
1974/--/-- 88 - A military coup in Portugal leads to democratic reforms.
1974/--/-- 88 - American tennis player Chris Evert wins a record 56 consecutive matches.
1974/--/-- 88 - American tennis player Jimmy Connors wins the U.S. Open tournament for the first time.
1974/--/-- 88 - American writer Stephen King publishes the horror novel Carrie.
1974/--/-- 88 - An army of life-size pottery figures is discovered in a Ch'in dynasty tomb in China.
1974/--/-- 88 - Archbishop Makarios is deposed, prompting a Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
1974/--/-- 88 - Baseball player Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's record of 714 home-runs.
1974/--/-- 88 - Emperor Haile Selassie is deposed in a military coup in Ethiopia.
1974/--/-- 88 - Former astronaut John Glenn is elected to the U.S. Senate.
1974/--/-- 88 - General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte becomes president of Chile.
1974/--/-- 88 - Gerald R. Ford (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1974/--/-- 88 - Helmut Schmidt becomes chancellor of West Germany.
1974/--/-- 88 - Isabel Peron becomes president of Argentina after the death of her husband.
1974/--/-- 88 - James Michener publishes Centennial, a historical novel of the American West.
1974/--/-- 88 - Konstantinos G. Karamanlis becomes prime minister of Greece.
1974/--/-- 88 - Patricia Hearst is abducted by members of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA).
1974/--/-- 88 - Portugal recognizes the independence of Guinea-Bissau.
1974/--/-- 88 - President Ford grants Richard Nixon a pardon for any crimes committed in office.
1974/--/-- 88 - President Giscard d'Estaing appoints Jacques Chirac prime minister of France.
1974/--/-- 88 - President Nixon resigns; Gerald R. Ford is inaugurated as the 38th U.S. president.
1974/--/-- 88 - Reiner Werner Fassbinder "Ali-- Fear Eats the Soul"
1974/--/-- 88 - South African golfer Gary Player achieves the Grand Slam.
1974/--/-- 88 - Soviet ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects to the West.
1974/--/-- 88 - The House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Nixon.
1974/--/-- 88 - The Mariner 10 spacecraft passes within 438 miles of the planet Mercury.
1974/--/-- 88 - The Sears Tower in Chicago surpasses the World Trade Center as the tallest building.
1974/--/-- 88 - The crisis on Cyprus causes the collapse of the military regime in Greece.
1974/--/-- 88 - Willy Brandt is forced to resign after an East German spy is discovered on his staff.
1974/--/-- 88 - Yitzhak Rabin succeeds Golda Meir as prime minister of Israel.
1974/05/-- 89 *** Goodwin, David Carroll [Grandson] - graduated 12th grade White County High School, Sparta, TN
1974/10/-- 89 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (1) AL OAKLAND (4)
1975/--/-- 89 *** Lafever, Levi Lee [Brother] - Died Coffee County, TN
1975/--/-- 89 - American novelist Saul Bellow publishes Humboldt's Gift.
1975/--/-- 89 - American writer E.L. Doctorow publishes Ragtime.
1975/--/-- 89 - Bobby Fischer refuses to defend his chess title; Anatoly Karpov is made champion.
1975/--/-- 89 - Brazilian soccer star Pele ends his retirement to play for the New York Cosmos.
1975/--/-- 89 - Civil war breaks out after the Portuguese withdraw from Angola.
1975/--/-- 89 - Civil war breaks out in Lebanon between Muslim and Christian forces.
1975/--/-- 89 - Communist Pathet Lao declare Laos the People's Democratic Republic.
1975/--/-- 89 - Cyprus is partitioned into Greek and Turkish zones.
1975/--/-- 89 - Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova defects to the U.S.
1975/--/-- 89 - Dutch Guiana gains its independence as the Republic of Suriname.
1975/--/-- 89 - Eritrean rebels begin their fight for independence in Ethiopia.
1975/--/-- 89 - Football player O.J. Simpson scores a record 23 touchdowns in one season.
1975/--/-- 89 - Gen. Yakubu Gowon is deposed in a military coup in Nigeria.
1975/--/-- 89 - Juan Carlos I becomes king of Spain after the death of General Francisco Franco.
1975/--/-- 89 - Michael Bennett directs and choreographs the Broadway musical A Chorus Line.
1975/--/-- 89 - Mozambique wins independence from Portugal; Samora Machel becomes the president.
1975/--/-- 89 - North Vietnamese forces overrun Saigon, which is renamed as Ho Chi Minh City.
1975/--/-- 89 - Papua New Guinea becomes independent from Australian administration.
1975/--/-- 89 - President Mujibur Rahman is killed in a military coup in Bangladesh.
1975/--/-- 89 - President N'Garta Tombalbaye of Chad is killed in a coup d'etat.
1975/--/-- 89 - Prime Minister Pol Pot begins a reign of terror in Kampuchea.
1975/--/-- 89 - Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer begin the PBS MacNeil/Lehrer news analysis program.
1975/--/-- 89 - Saudi King Faisal is assassinated; he is succeeded by his brother Khalid.
1975/--/-- 89 - Singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen releases the rock album Born to Run.
1975/--/-- 89 - South Vietnam capitulates; a mass exodus of Boat People begins.
1975/--/-- 89 - South Vietnam surrenders to North Vietnam
1975/--/-- 89 - Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
1975/--/-- 89 - Steven Spielberg's film Jaws sets new box-office records.
1975/--/-- 89 - Taiwanese leader Chiang Kai-shek dies; he is succeeded by Chiang Ching-kuo.
1975/--/-- 89 - The Helsinki accords pledge the signatory nations to respect human rights.
1975/--/-- 89 - The Khmer Rouge win control of Cambodia and rename the country Kampuchea.
1975/--/-- 89 - The Republic of Comoros declares its independence from France.
1975/--/-- 89 - The Suez Canal reopens after being closed to shipping for eight years.
1975/--/-- 89 - U.S. Marines recapture the U.S. freighter Mayaguez from Kampuchean forces.
1975/--/-- 89 - U.S. astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts linkup during the Apollo-Soyuz mission.
1975/02/20 89 *** Lafever, Ella Odell (Goff) [1st cousin] - Died Goff Cem. Dekalb County TN
1975/06/24 90 *** Forsyth, Donald Bruce [Great Grandson] - Born to Forsyth, Donald Brian and Dilldine, Carolyn June (Forsyth)
1975/08/01 90 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Incorporated Bristow Farms
1975/10/-- 90 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL BOSTON (3)
1975/12/21 90 *** Moore, James & Allison, Denise Gale (Moore) [Granddaughter] - Married Almyra Methodist Church, White County TN.
1976/--/-- 90 - A severe earthquake in China kills over 600,000.
1976/--/-- 90 - Actor Jack Nicholson wins the Academy Award for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
1976/--/-- 90 - Artist Christo completes Running Fence, a curtain spanning 24 miles of countryside.
1976/--/-- 90 - Black American writer Alex Haley publishes Roots: The Saga of an American Family.
1976/--/-- 90 - Black student protestors are massacred at Soweto in South Africa.
1976/--/-- 90 - Chinese leaders Chou En-lai and Mao Tse-tung die; Hua Kuo-feng assumes power.
1976/--/-- 90 - Finnish runner Lasse Viren wins the Olympic 5,000- and 10,000-m races for the second time.
1976/--/-- 90 - Isabel Peron is deposed; Jorge Rafael Videla becomes president of Argentina.
1976/--/-- 90 - Israeli commandos rescue hijacked airplane passengers at Entebbe, Uganda.
1976/--/-- 90 - James Callaghan succeeds Harold Wilson as prime minister of Britain.
1976/--/-- 90 - Jim Henson's Muppet Show debuts on television.
1976/--/-- 90 - Jose Lopez Portillo y Pacheco is elected president of Mexico.
1976/--/-- 90 - Mario Soares is elected prime minister of Portugal for the first time.
1976/--/-- 90 - Robert De Niro stars in Martin Scorcese's film Taxi Driver.
1976/--/-- 90 - Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci wins three gold medals at the Montreal Olympics.
1976/--/-- 90 - Separatist leader Rene Levesque becomes premier of Quebec.
1976/--/-- 90 - Suarez Gonzalez becomes prime minister of Spain after the first election in 41 years.
1976/--/-- 90 - Swedish tennis star Bjorn Borg wins the first of five Wimbledon championships.
1976/--/-- 90 - Sylvester Stallone's film Rocky wins the Academy Award as best picture.
1976/--/-- 90 - The Sex Pistols punk rock group is formed in England.
1976/--/-- 90 - The South African homeland of Transkei becomes independent.
1976/--/-- 90 - The U.S. celebrates its Bicentennial.
1976/--/-- 90 - The first outbreak of Legionnaires' disease occurs in Philadelphia.
1976/--/-- 90 - The pro-Soviet MPLA government seizes power in Angola aided by Cuban troops.
1976/--/-- 90 - U.S. Viking spacecraft land on Mars.
1976/--/-- 90 - Viking 1 & 2 land on Mars
1976/01/05 90 *** Forsyth, Ada Mireille {Tina Michelle} [Great Granddaughter] - Born to Forsyth, Donald Brian and Dilldine, Carolyn June (Forsyth)
1976/08/-- 91 *** Bristow, David Jesse [Great Grandson] - began elementary school at Rockholds Elementary in Whitley County, KY
1976/10/-- 91 - World Series NL CINCINNATI (4) AL NEW YORK (0)
1977/--/-- 91 - American golfer Tom Watson wins the Masters and British Open tournaments.
1977/--/-- 91 - American hurdler Edwin Moses begins a winning streak of 90 consecutive races.
1977/--/-- 91 - American poet and novelist Wendell Berry, publishes The Unsettling of America.
1977/--/-- 91 - Black politician Andrew Young is appointed as U.S. ambassador to the UN.
1977/--/-- 91 - Carter is inaugurated as the 39th U.S. president; Mondale becomes vice-presicent.
1977/--/-- 91 - Comedian and filmmaker Woody Allen directs Diane Keaton in Annie Hall.
1977/--/-- 91 - Edward (Ed) Koch becomes mayor of New York City for the first time.
1977/--/-- 91 - General Zia ul-Haq deposes prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in Pakistan.
1977/--/-- 91 - George Lucas "Star Wars"
1977/--/-- 91 - George Lucas directs the first Star Wars space fantasy film.
1977/--/-- 91 - James E. Carter, Jr. (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1977/--/-- 91 - Jean Bedel Bokassa is crowned Emperor Bokassa I of the Central African Empire.
1977/--/-- 91 - John Travolta stars in the disco film Saturday Night Fever.
1977/--/-- 91 - Menachem Begin succeeds Yitzhak Rabin as prime minister of Israel.
1977/--/-- 91 - Morarji Randchhadji Desai succeeds Indira Gandhi as prime minister of India.
1977/--/-- 91 - Rock 'n roll performer Elvis Presley dies.
1977/--/-- 91 - Seveteen-year old American jockey Steve Cauthen rides a record 487 winners.
1977/--/-- 91 - South Africa grants independence to the African homeland of Bophuthatswana.
1977/--/-- 91 - The Fianna Fail party returns to power under John Lynch in the Republic of Ireland.
1977/--/-- 91 - The French Territory of the Afars and the Issas becomes independent as Djibouti.
1977/--/-- 91 - The first Apple II personal computer is marketed in the U.S.
1977/06/02 92 *** Goodwin, David Carroll [Grandson] - began work at Thomas Industries which later became Phillips Lighting
1977/10/-- 92 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1977/12/13 92 *** Bristow, Christopher Michael [Great Grandson] - Born to Bristow, Roy Duane and Harlan, Eva Pearl (Bristow) Corbin, Kentucky
1978/--/-- 92 - Afghanistan president Mohammad Daud Khan is killed in a Marxist coup.
1978/--/-- 92 - American auto racer Mario Andretti wins the Formula One Grand Prix championship.
1978/--/-- 92 - American golfer Nancy Lopez wins a record five straight tournaments.
1978/--/-- 92 - American writer John Irving publishes The World According to Garp.
1978/--/-- 92 - Antonio Guzman becomes president of the Dominican Republic.
1978/--/-- 92 - Boxer Larry Holmes defeats Ken Norton for the heavyweight championship.
1978/--/-- 92 - Britain grants independence to Tuvalu, Dominica, and the Solomon Islands.
1978/--/-- 92 - Italian politician Aldo Moro is kidnapped and murdered by Red Brigade terrorists.
1978/--/-- 92 - Jerry Falwell founds the Moral Majority
1978/--/-- 92 - Michael Cimino directs the controversial Vietnam War film The Deer Hunter.
1978/--/-- 92 - More than 900 members of a religious cult commit suicide at Jonestown, Guyana.
1978/--/-- 92 - Pieter Willem Botha becomes prime minister of South Africa.
1978/--/-- 92 - Pope John Paul II becomes the first non-Italian Pope in more than 500 years.
1978/--/-- 92 - President Carter oversees the Camp David peace accords between Egypt and Israel.
1978/--/-- 92 - Punk Rock
1978/--/-- 92 - The Pompidou Center art museum (the Beaubourg) is opened in Paris.
1978/--/-- 92 - The United States and Panama renew the Panama Canal treaties.
1978/--/-- 92 - The balloon Double Eagle II completes the first Atlantic crossing.
1978/--/-- 92 - The first human test-tube baby is born in England.
1978/--/-- 92 - The murder of opposition leader Pedro Joaquin Chamorro sparks uprisings in Nicaragua.
1978/--/-- 92 - Yiddish-language writer Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature.
1978/--/-- 92 - personal computer
1978/01/10 92 *** Lafever, Charlie Columbus [Son] - Died Spears Cem. Baxter, TN
1978/03/-- 92 *** Bristow, Christopher Michael [Great Grandson] - open heart surgery at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington
1978/10/-- 93 - World Series NL LOS ANGELES (2) AL NEW YORK (4)
1978/10/01 93 *** Forsyth, Thomas Alexander [Great Grandson] - Born to Forsyth, Donald Brian and Dilldine, Carolyn June (Forsyth)
1979/--/-- 93 - Abel Muzorewa becomes the first black prime minister of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).
1979/--/-- 93 - Algerian president Houari Boumedienne dies; he is succeeded by Chadli Benjedid.
1979/--/-- 93 - American novelist William Styron publishes Sophie's Choice.
1979/--/-- 93 - American tennis player John McEnroe wins his first U.S. Open championship.
1979/--/-- 93 - American tennis player Tracy Austin wins the U.S. Open championship at age 16.
1979/--/-- 93 - An accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant causes a near-disaster.
1979/--/-- 93 - Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Evita opens on Broadway.
1979/--/-- 93 - British runner Sebastian Coe sets world records at 800 m, 1,500 m, and the mile.
1979/--/-- 93 - Charles Haughey succeeds John Lynch as president of the Republic of Ireland.
1979/--/-- 93 - Dutch soccer star Johan Cruyff plays for the L.A. Aztecs.
1979/--/-- 93 - Ex-prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is executed in Pakistan.
1979/--/-- 93 - Francis Ford Coppola directs the Vietnam War film Apocalypse Now.
1979/--/-- 93 - Gen. Saddam Hussein succeeds Gen. al-Bakr as president of Iraq.
1979/--/-- 93 - IRA terrorists assassinate Lord Mountbatten in Ireland.
1979/--/-- 93 - Islamic fundamentalist Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran.
1979/--/-- 93 - Jean Bedel Bokassa is deposed in the Central African Republic.
1979/--/-- 93 - Jose Eduardo dos Santos succeeds Agostinho Neto as president of Angola.
1979/--/-- 93 - Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first woman prime minister.
1979/--/-- 93 - Morocco annexes Western Sahara; the Polisario Front fight for independence.
1979/--/-- 93 - Mother Teresa of Calcutta is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1979/--/-- 93 - Pioneer 11 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Saturn.
1979/--/-- 93 - Quarterback Roger Staubach leads NFL passing, completing 267 out of 461 passes.
1979/--/-- 93 - Revolution in Iran; Americans held hostage
1979/--/-- 93 - Shehu Shagari becomes president of Nigeria.
1979/--/-- 93 - Sixty-six U.S. embassy employees are taken hostage by Iranian students in Tehran.
1979/--/-- 93 - South Korean president Park Chung Hee is assassinated.
1979/--/-- 93 - Soviet troops occupy Afghanistan in support of Babrak Karmal's Marxist regime.
1979/--/-- 93 - Soviets lose war in Afganistan
1979/--/-- 93 - Tanzanians and Ugandan exiles invade Uganda; dictator Idi Amin Dada flees.
1979/--/-- 93 - The Gossamer Albatross flies across the English Channel under human-power.
1979/--/-- 93 - The Mujaheddin begin a guerrilla war against the Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
1979/--/-- 93 - The Sandinistas seize control in Nicaragua.
1979/--/-- 93 - The Shah of Iran flees the country; Iran is proclaimed an Islamic republic.
1979/--/-- 93 - The first case of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is reported.
1979/--/-- 93 - Vietnamese forces invade Kampuchea and overthrow the Pol Pot government.
1979/--/-- 93 - Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft rendezvous with the planet Jupiter.
1979/06/-- 94 *** Bristow, Roy Duane [Grandson] - Left the Kentucky Division of Forestry and built a house on the family farm in Clinton County & moved to begin farming & computer consulting.
1979/08/-- 94 *** Bristow, David Jesse [Great Grandson] - began 4th grade at Clinton County Elementary in Albany, Kentucky
1979/10/-- 94 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (4) AL BALTIMORE (3)
1980/--/-- 94 - "War on Drugs" jails 1/5 of young black men
1980/--/-- 94 - An earthquake in Algeria kills 20,000.
1980/--/-- 94 - Border disputes erupt into the Gulf war between Iran and Iraq.
1980/--/-- 94 - Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard regains the world welterweight title from Roberto Duran.
1980/--/-- 94 - British writer D.M. Thomas publishes The White Hotel.
1980/--/-- 94 - CD, VCR, & cable become common
1980/--/-- 94 - Chun Doo Hwan becomes president of South Korea.
1980/--/-- 94 - Ex-Beatle John Lennon is fatally shot outside his Manhattan apartment.
1980/--/-- 94 - Ex-Nicaraguan president Anastasio Somoza Debayle is assassinated.
1980/--/-- 94 - Gen. Kenan Evren leads a military coup in Turkey.
1980/--/-- 94 - Hollywood remakes B-movies and comix
1980/--/-- 94 - Jose Napoleon Duarte becomes president of El Salvador; the guerilla war continues.
1980/--/-- 94 - Lech Walesa heads Solidarity, the first union movement in a communist country.
1980/--/-- 94 - Liberian president William R. Tolbert is killed in a military coup led by Samuel Doe.
1980/--/-- 94 - Love Canal, a chemically contaminated area in N.Y., is declared a disaster area.
1980/--/-- 94 - Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman star in the film Kramer v. Kramer.
1980/--/-- 94 - Milton Obote is reelected as president of Uganda.
1980/--/-- 94 - Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington state killing eight people.
1980/--/-- 94 - Peter Shaffer's play Amadeus is produced.
1980/--/-- 94 - Rhodesia is renamed Zimbabwe; Robert Mugabe becomes prime minister.
1980/--/-- 94 - Robert Redford directs the Academy Award winning film Ordinary People.
1980/--/-- 94 - Solidarity in Poland
1980/--/-- 94 - Ted Turner begins the Cable News Network, offering round-the-clock news.
1980/--/-- 94 - The American television soap opera Dallas is first broadcast.
1980/--/-- 94 - The Castro regime deports more than 120,000 Cubans to Florida.
1980/--/-- 94 - The FBI's ABSCAM investigation convicts seven members of the U.S. Congress.
1980/--/-- 94 - The New Hebrides become independent from Britain and France as Vanuatu.
1980/--/-- 94 - The U.S. boycotts the Moscow Olympics to protest the invasion of Afghanistan.
1980/--/-- 94 - The U.S. makes an unsuccessful attempt to rescue the Iranian hostages.
1980/--/-- 94 - The Voyager 1 spacecraft makes a rendezvous with the planet Saturn.
1980/01/20 94 - President Carter announces that U.S. athletes will not attend Summer Olympics in Moscow unless Soviet Union withdraws from Afghanistan.
1980/02/02 94 - FBI's undercover bribery investigation, code named Abscam, implicates a U.S. senator, seven members of the House, and 31 other public officials.
1980/03/28 95 *** Lafever, Columbus [Brother] - Died Cookeville Gen. Hospital Spears Cem. Baxter TN
1980/04/25 95 - U.S. mission to rescue hostages in Iran is aborted after a helicopter and cargo plane collide at the staging site in a remote part of Iran and 8 serviceme
are killed.
1980/05/19 95 *** Lafever, Luke Gilliam - Died Cookeville, TN Boiling Springs Cem. Baxter TN
1980/07/08 95 *** Goff, Dovie Ellen [1st cousin once removed] - Died Warren, Macomb, Michigan
1980/10/-- 95 - World Series NL PHILADELPHIA (4) AL KANSAS CITY (2)

In 1885 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Bicycle
          Train
          Steamboat
By 1980 Transportation was by:
          Balloon
          Car & Bus
          Diesel ship
          Propeller airplane
          Helicopter
          Jet
          nuclear ship
          Space travel
in addition.
By 1980 Transportation by:
          Horse
          Steamboat
          Balloon
had been discontinued.

In 1885 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
By 1980 Communications was by:
          Telephone
          FAX
in addition.
By 1980 Communications by:
          Telegraph
had been discontinued.

In 1885 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood
By 1980 Food Preparation was by:
          Gas
          Electric
          Refrigeration
          Dish washer
          Garbage Disposal
in addition.
By 1980 Food Preparation by:
          Wood
had been discontinued.

In 1885 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1885 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1885 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          Mines
By 1980 War Making was by:
          Assault rifle
          tank
          TNT
          Chemical agents
          Biological agents
          Aeroplane
          Helicopter
          Missiles
          Atomic Bomb
          Satellites
in addition.
By 1980 War Making by:
          Calvary
had been discontinued.

In 1885 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass
By 1980 Navigation was by:
          Radio Signals
          Radar
in addition.

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 02-04-2016 10:02:20


Index

Family and Social Relations

of Lafever, Luke Gilliam 1885/03/14

Index

Last revised 02/04/16.