William Hendry Hanby

Male3 February 1954–31 December 1986

Brief Life History of William Hendry

William Hendry Hanby was born on 3 February 1954, in Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, United States. He died on 31 December 1986, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 32.

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    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 1

    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.

    1955 · To War in Vietnam

    Age 1

    The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

    1963 · Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    Age 9

    John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas at 12:30pm. He was riding in a presidential motorcade by Jacqueline (his wife), with John Connally (Texas Governor) and Connally's wife (Nellie). President Kennedy was pronounced dead in Parkland Memorial Hospital within thirty minutes of the shooting.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hamby .

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

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