Family tree Fountaine/Fontaine/Fountain/Lafontaine » Lewis Miles Pettis (1870-1955)

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Ancestors (and descendant) of Lewis Miles Pettis

Louis Fountain
± 1818-????

Lewis Miles Pettis

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Historical context

  • The temperature on June 14, 1955 was between 6.4 °C and 15.7 °C and averaged 12.3 °C. There was 0.2 mm of rain during 0.3 hours. There was 0.3 hours of sunshine (2%). The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest. Source: KNMI
  • Koningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from September 2, 1952 to October 13, 1956 the cabinet Drees II, with Dr. W. Drees (PvdA) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1955: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 10.7 million citizens.
    • February 8 » The Government of Sindh, Pakistan, abolishes the Jagirdari system in the province. One million acres (4000km) of land thus acquired is to be distributed among the landless peasants.
    • May 9 » Cold War: West Germany joins NATO.
    • May 18 » Operation Passage to Freedom, the evacuation of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the French Army from communist North Vietnam to South Vietnam following the end of the First Indochina War, ends.
    • August 17 » Hurricane Diane made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina, and it went on to cause major floods and kill more than 184 people.
    • October 26 » After the last Allied troops have left the country, and following the provisions of the Austrian Independence Treaty, Austria declares that it will never join a military alliance.
    • October 29 » The Soviet battleshipNovorossiysk strikes a World War II mine in the harbor at Sevastopol.

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