Leslie William Cockrell
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Willa Mae Johnson
Willa Mae Johnson
1905 - 1981

1892


Jul 13
1892 • To mark the 400th anniversary Columbus Day holiday, the "Pledge of Allegiance" is first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools.

1940


Age: 47y
1940 19 – WWII: Thirty-two ships are sunk from Convoy SC 7 and Convoy HX 79 by the most effective "wolfpack" of the war including U-boat aces Kretschmer, Prien and Schepke.

1960


Jun 6
Age: 67y
1960 January 6 - The Associations Law comes into force in Iraq, allowing registration of political parties.

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