Great Grandma

By Kaleian
  • 1932

    My great grandma was born
  • 1932

    Thirty eight people die in coal mine explosion Boissevain, Virginia, USA. Only 20 bodies were found after the blast, but the rest could not be found. 50 men were on duty that night, a dozen escaped and 38 did not.
  • 1933

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated for the first time. His speech with its hallmark phrase, "We have nothing to fear, but fear itself" begins to rally the public and Congress to deal with great depression issues. His subsequent Fireside Chats, that began eight days later, would continue his addresses with the American public.
  • 1937

    First day of school
  • 1941

    Japanese attack on pearl harbor. Over 2,400 Americans died. 350 air crafts were damaged and 8 battle ships belonging to the us were sunken or damaged.
  • 1944

    D-Day: D day was when aly troops went and invaided nazi Germany and on coast of Normandy, France.
  • 1945

    Slinky toy hits shelves. There were very popular with children. Slinkys are still sold to this day.
  • 1946

    started high school at Polaski.
  • 1947

    started first job at a dime store.
  • 1950

    Korean war begins.
  • 1951

    The color tv was introduced.On June 25, 1951, CBS broadcast the very first commercial color TV program. Unfortunately, nearly no one could watch it on their black-and-white televisions. People to this day use the color tv.
  • 1952

    Car seat belts were introduced.
  • 1955

    Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California.
  • 1956

    First daughter was born.
  • 1962

    Marilyn Monroe dies from an apparent overdose at age 36.
  • 1970

    Second marrage, Janurary 17th,1970
  • 1970

    first son was born
  • 1972

    Second son was born