HISTORICAL EVENTS DURING THE LIFE OF LOUIS LEE ODDENINO,

12 OCTOBER 1920 - 27 JULY 1988:

Louis Lee Oddenino was born
Tuesday, 12 October 1920

Warren Harding became the 29th President of the United States
Friday, 4 March 1921

Albert John Cash (Father-in-law) and Rosa Belle Armentrout (Mother-in-law) were married
Sunday, 18 December 1921

John Francis Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Monday, 29 May 1922

Albert John Cash (Brother-in-law) was born
Friday, 29 September 1922

Sarah Ann Utz (Great-grandmother) died
Sunday, 8 April 1923

Calvin Coolidge became the 30th President of the United States
Friday, 3 August 1923

David Franklin Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Wednesday, 23 April 1924

Louise Ellen Cash (Wife) was born
Friday, 26 September 1924

Evelyn Elizabeth Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Wednesday, 6 January 1926

The United States Army Air Corp was established
Friday, 2 July 1926

Charles Lawrence Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Thursday, 25 August 1927

Mary Elizabeth Delph (Grandmother) died
Monday, 26 March 1928

Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States
Monday, 4 March 1929

The "Great Depression" began on Black Tuesday when the New York Stock Exchange crashed to an all-time low
Tuesday, 29 October 1929

Lula Jane Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Thursday, 6 March 1930

Alfred Emanuel Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Friday, 19 June 1931

Shelton Lee Bazzle (Grandfather) died
Sunday, 17 April 1932

Franklin Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States
Saturday, 4 March 1933

Sarah Anne Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Friday, 6 October 1933

Adolf Hitler broke the Treaty of Versailles when he ordered troops to march into the Rhineland
Saturday, 7 March 1936

Mary Alice Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Monday, 8 March 1937

Germany invaded Poland which began World War II in Europe
Friday, 1 September 1939 to Sunday, 2 September 1945

Both Britain and France declared war on Germany
Sunday, 3 September 1939

The British completed the evacuation of over 300,000 soldiers from Dunkirk, France
Tuesday, 4 June 1940

Nancy June Oddenino (Sibling) was born
Sunday, 16 June 1940

France and Germany signed an armistice, dictated by Germany, which took France out of the war
Saturday, 22 June 1940

Germany invaded the Soviet Union
Sunday, 22 June 1941

Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor
Sunday, 7 December 1941

The United States declared war on Japan
Monday, 8 December 1941

Germany and Italy declared war on the United States
Thursday, 11 December 1941

The Bataan Death March began in Mariveles in the Philippines
Friday, 10 April 1942

The Battle of Midway turned the tide of the war in the Pacific
Thursday, 4 June 1942

200,000 German soldiers surrendered at Stalingrad
Tuesday, 2 February 1943

Japan abandons the Aleutian Islands
Saturday, 21 August 1943

D-Day when Allied forces invaded Normandy
Tuesday, 6 June 1944

Louis Lee Oddenino and Louise Ellen Cash (Wife) were married
Wednesday, 7 June 1944

The Battle of the Bulge began and would last until 25 Jan 1945
Saturday, 16 December 1944

Marines landed on Iwo Jima. After long battle, the traditional Japanese island fell the U.S
Monday, 19 February 1945

Harry Truman became the 33rd President of the United States
Thursday, 12 April 1945

Germany surrendered unconditionally (VE-Day)
Tuesday, 8 May 1945

The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan
Monday, 6 August 1945

The Soviet Union declared war on Japan
Wednesday, 8 August 1945

The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan
Thursday, 9 August 1945

World War II ended when Japan laid down her arms and surrendered to the United States
Tuesday, 14 August 1945

The official Japanese surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay
Sunday, 2 September 1945

The United Nations was established
Wednesday, 24 October 1945

The "Cold War" began when Winston Churchill proclaimed that "an iron curtain has swept across the continent."
Tuesday, 5 March 1946

Jane Carolyn Oddenino (Daughter) was born
Thursday, 7 August 1947

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was created
Monday, 4 April 1949

The Korean War started when North Korea invaded South Korea
Sunday, 25 June 1950 to Thursday, 4 June 1953

Son was born
Sunday

Dwight Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States
Tuesday, 20 January 1953

Daughter was born
Saturday

The Korean War ended when North Korea accepted the United Nations proposals
Thursday, 4 June 1953

Daughter was born
Wednesday

The first U.S. combat troops arrived in Vietnam
Thursday, 8 March 1956

Francesco Lorenzo Luigi Oddenino (Grandfather) died
Saturday, 10 March 1956

John Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States
Friday, 20 January 1961

Lucy Ellen Seal (Grandmother) died
Thursday, 30 March 1961

Albert John Cash (Father-in-law) died
Friday, 2 June 1961

John Francis Oddenino (Father) died
Tuesday, 28 November 1961

The Cuban missile crisis began when American spy planes spotted Soviet missile bases in Cuba
Monday, 22 October 1962

The Soviet Union removed is missiles from Cuba
Saturday, 27 October 1962

The United States lifted the blockade of Cuba, which ended the Cuban missile crisis
Tuesday, 20 November 1962

Lyndon Johnson became the 36th President of the United States
Friday, 22 November 1963

The United States sent 600 troops to Vietnam
Tuesday, 14 July 1964 to Saturday, 27 January 1973

The United States sent 5,000 more advisers to South Vietnam
Monday, 27 July 1964

The Tonkin Gulf Resolution was passed by Congress
Friday, 7 August 1964

Fourteen Vietnam War protesters were arrested for blocking the United Nations' doors in New York
Friday, 19 February 1965

President Lyndon Johnson sent an additional 50,000 troops to South Vietnam
Wednesday, 28 July 1965

50,000 protestors attended the "March on the Pentagon."
Saturday, 21 October 1967

General William Westmoreland requested an additional 206,000 troops in Vietnam
Saturday, 9 March 1968

Richard Nixon became the 37th President of the United States
Monday, 20 January 1969

President Nixon informed President Thieu of South Vietnam that 25,000 U.S. troops would pull out by August
Sunday, 8 June 1969

The first U.S. units withdrew from South Vietnam
Monday, 7 July 1969

United States astronauts landed on the moon
Sunday, 20 July 1969

Rosa Belle Armentrout (Mother-in-law) died
Friday, 3 October 1969

Four students at Kent State University were shot by National Guard members during an anti-war demonstration
Monday, 4 May 1970

New Zealand and Australia announced that they will pull their troops out of Vietnam
Sunday, 18 July 1971

President Nixon announced that the U.S. would withdraw about 45,000 U.S. troops from Vietnam by February
Friday, 12 November 1971

President Nixon announced that an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War
Tuesday, 23 January 1973

A peace accord was signed by the United States and North Vietnam
Saturday, 27 January 1973

Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States
Friday, 9 August 1974

The Vietnam War ended
Wednesday, 30 April 1975

Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States
Thursday, 20 January 1977

Granddaughter was born
Tuesday

Iranians seize the American Embassy in Tehran and took 52 Americans hostage
Sunday, 4 November 1979

Grandson was born
Friday

Jane Carolyn Oddenino (Daughter) died
Saturday, 26 July 1980

As Ronald Reagan was sworn in as president, the 52 American hostages were released in Iran
Tuesday, 20 January 1981

Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States
Tuesday, 20 January 1981

Alia Kile Bazzle (Mother) died
Tuesday, 25 January 1983

Grandson was born Friday

Granddaughter was born
Saturday

Louis Lee Oddenino died
Wednesday, 27 July 1988