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Do you remember the occurrence of any significant historic event(s) during your elementary school days?
I was 6 years old (in the first grade) when President Kennedy was assassinated. I remember adults crying, and the news on TV. I remember thinking that the motorcade was somewhere outside on FDR (East River) Drive. 158 more words
On February 8, 1950, construction began on the ocean liner SS United States at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company in Newport News, Virginia, the first large vessel to be built in a dry dock. 3,770 more words