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Benjamin Issac Grant  Jr.

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Benjamin Issac Grant
2/1/1917 - 12/29/2005

Dorothy Alliese Mills
1/20/1922 - 2/14/2006
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Benjamin Issac Grant Jr.
8/1/1940 - 8/14/1976
(Shown at age 8)
Benjamin Issac Grant, Jr., was born on August 1, 1940 in Blountstown, Florida and died on August 14, 1976 in Pensacola, Florida. He lived to be 36 years old.

Married Susan Metcalf. Occupation: Cropduster. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Pensacola, FL. He died in a plane crash. Burial at Bay View Memorial Cem.
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17 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
22 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
6 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
7 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
11 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
12 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
17 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
20 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
22 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
25 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
31 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
34 1974 Discovery of "Lucy" in Africa, an almost complete hominid skeleton over 3 million years old, only 3 and a half feet tall but having adult teeth, a small brain, walked upright
35 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
1 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
10 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
15 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
20 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
23 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
29 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
30 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
3 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
4 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
5 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
14 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
22 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
26 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
27 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
31 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
32 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
33 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
5 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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