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'Thank You' all for the well-wishes ... But I'm noit alone!

May 22, 2020 07:16AM avatar
Quite a few of us were 'Born in the first-half of the last century!'

I remember back a ways when I turned 55 and qualified for the 'senior discount' at restaurants. I was fortunate back then as most of the time I appeared to look more in the 45-ish to almost 50 year old range, so when I asked for a discount and the gal complemented me and said "You don't look old enough," I paused a moment then told her the above statement. I've been saying that ever since and each time it kind of makes me feel older and look older. I mean, that does sound like a reference to being ancient.

So, as I've ripened more, I appreciate the reminders on an annual basis and am certainly pleased I'm alive and alert enough to receive them.

Again, Thank You' all and do your best to stay well and enjoy your own aging process.eye popping smiley



A quick look back in time:

1901.. President McKinley was assassinated and V.P Theodore Roosevelt assumes office.

1903.. The Wright Brothers first flew at Kitty Hawk, NC.

1905.. 'Teddy' was voted in to start his 2nd term.

1906.. The San Francisco earthquake destroyed about 4 sq. mi and left over 500 dead or missing.

1909.. 1909 William H. Taft becomes our 27th President.

1912 .. The Titanic sunk.

1913.. Woodrow Wilson becomes our 28th President.

1914.. Panama Canal opens.

1915.. About the final year for Homesteading in Oregon.

1915.. First long distance telephone service between New Your and San Francisco is demonstrated.

1917.. Pres. Wilson's 2nd inauguration.

1917.. The US enters WW-I

1918.. ·Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S., 500,000 perish

1919.. Women in the US get the right to vote.

1919.. Pres. Wilson suffered a stroke.

1921.. Pres. Warren G. Harding is inaugurated.

1923.. President Harding died suddenly and was succeeded by Calvin Coolidge.

1927.. Charles Lindbergh made his first trans-Atlantic flight in the Spirit of St. Louise.

1929.. Herbert Hoover is inaugurated as the US' 31st President.

1929.. The stock market crashed and we started The Great Depression.

1931.. The Star Spangled Banner is adopted as the USA's national Anthem.

1932.. ·Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

1933.. Franklin Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 32nd president.

1935.. WPA is established and Social Security Act is passed.

1937.. F. Roosevelt's second inauguration.

1938.. Fair Labor Standards Act is passed, setting the first minimum wage in the U.S. at 25 cents per hour.

1939-1945.. WW-II in the European and Pacific theaters finally ends with the dropping of Atomic Bombs.

1941.. F. Roosevelt's third inauguration. He is the first and only president elected to a third term.

1945.. President Roosevelt dies of a stroke and is succeeded by his vice president, Harry Truman.

1947.. The CIA is established.

1949.. Truman's second inauguration.

1949.. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is established


There's a look at some of the noteworthy events that occurred in the First-Half of the Last Century ... and quite a few AHRPS participants and avid detecting fans, just like me, fall into that same era.

There, now I don't feel all alone. smiling smiley

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