104 - Charlie Bert Nelson - Dexter North Cemetery - Dexter, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 49.336 W 096° 57.794
14S E 688497 N 3744315
Quick Description: Charlie Bert Nelson was born in 1896, the year that John Philip Sousa composed "The Stars and Stripes Forever."
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 7/2/2013 6:43:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMHETT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Mr. Nelson's headstone is a contemporary gray granite headstone with flowers around the inscription, which says:

Charlie Bert

Sept. 14, 1896
Nov. 12, 2000

Interesting events that happened in his lifetime include:

1896 - The Ford Quadricycle, the first Ford vehicle ever developed, is completed.
1906 - The world's first feature film, "The Story of the Kelly Gang," is released.
1916 - President Woodrow Wilson sends 12,000 United States troops over the U.S./Mexico border to pursue Pancho Villa.
1926 - U.S. Route 66 is established. Get your kicks on Route 66!
1936 - Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" is first published.
1946 - The League of Nations, in its last meeting, transfers its mission to the United Nations and disbands itself.
1956 - Heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano retires without losing a professional boxing match.
1966 - The National Hockey League announces it will expand to twelve teams for the 1967 season.
1976 - The punk rock group the Ramones release their first self-titled album.
1986 - Sperry Rand and Burroughs merge to form Unisys, becoming the second largest computer company.
1996 - Hosni Mubarak, the president of Egypt, appoints a new government in response to accusations of election corruption.
2000 - Madeleine Albright holds talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il.
Location of Headstone: Dexter North Cemetery, Dexter, TX

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