Family Timeline

1940's

WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima

1945

The GATT the foundation of the WTO is established.

1947

International Police Association was the largest police organization

1950

Rick Mahler became an famous American baseball player

1953

Norma Jean Mortenson legally changes her name to Marilyn Monroe.

1956

Prince Albert of Belgium marries Italian Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria.

1959

Keith Sweat became an American singer

1961

Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 705 crashes in the Florida killing all 43

1963

U.S. troops in Vietnam was 250,000.

1966

Diana Ross & The Supremes perform their live concert at Frontier Hotel in L.V

1970

Mark Essex kills 8 people at the Howard Johnson's hotel in downtown New Orleans.

1973

Ella Grasso becomes Governor of Connecticut, the first female U.S. governor

1975

Gary Gilmore is executed by firing squad in Utah

1977

25 ppl of the Red Brigades sentenced to life in prison for killing Aldo Moro

1983

Israel begins withdrawing troops from Lebanon

1985

2nd Unabomber bomb explodes Salt Lake City computer store, injuring the owner

1987

The Burns' Day storm kills 97 in northwestern Europe

1990

Singer Paul Simon is the first major artist to tour South Africa

1992

Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet to attend The Citadel

1994

Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria, 52 people are killed with axes and knives

1998