Eugene Joseph Bernal

10 June 1952–25 June 1968 (Age 16)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Eugene Joseph

When Eugene Joseph Bernal was born on 10 June 1952, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Eugene Joseph Bernal, was 32 and his mother, Donher Lorraine Smith, was 22. He died on 25 June 1968, in Gilbert, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Eugene Joseph Bernal
Donher Lorraine Smith
Eugene Joseph Bernal

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World Events (8)

1953 · The Better Community Council is Organized to Fight Discrimination

Age 1

The Better Community Council was organized in May 1953 to fight against racial discrimination. The council was involved in speaking out about injustices such as segregated bathrooms, public swimming pools, and public restaurants. The council also lobbied local businesses to sign non-discrimination policies.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 3

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 6

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Catalan: from the personal name Bernal, a variant of Spanish Bernaldo ( see Bernard ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Eugene Joseph Bernal, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Eugene Joseph Bernal Jr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eugene J. Bernal, "BillionGraves Index"

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