William K. Thompson

18 Jan 1893 - 21 Mar 1947

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William K. Thompson

18 Jan 1893 - 21 Mar 1947
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Grave site information of William K. Thompson (18 Jan 1893 - 21 Mar 1947) at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States from BillionGraves

Life Information

William K. Thompson

Born:
Died:

Los Angeles National Cemetery

950 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
United States

Military Service

PRIVATE
US ARMY AIR CORPS
WORLD WAR I
Transcriber

Willow

December 15, 2019
Photographer

Jake Fuller

November 30, 2019

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Transcription

PVT - US ARMY AIR CORPS - WORLD WAR I

Rank

PRIVATE

Branch

US ARMY AIR CORPS

Conflicts

WORLD WAR I

Plot

SECTION 257 ROW D SITE 20

Life timeline of William K. Thompson

1893
William K. Thompson was born on 18 Jan 1893
William K. Thompson was 11 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
William K. Thompson was 21 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
William K. Thompson was 35 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
William K. Thompson was 38 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
William K. Thompson died on 21 Mar 1947 at the age of 54
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