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Phone: 01962 857200
Opened: Apr 08, 1093
Burials: Jane Austen · William II of England · Egbert of Wessex · Cnut the Great · Æthelwulf · Harthacnut · Eadwig · Emma of Normandy · Henry Beaufort · William of Wykeham · Cenwalh of Wessex · Cynegils of Wessex
Architectural styles: Norman architecture · English Gothic architecture
Artist: Alexandros of Antioch
Lived: Dec 09, 1906 – Jan 01, 1992 (age 85)
Spouse: Vincent Foster Hopper (m. 1930 – 1945)
Inventions: COBOL · FLOW-MATIC · MATH-MATIC
Education: Vassar College (1924 – 1928) · Yale University · Wardlaw-Hartridge School
Awards: Defense Distinguished Service Medal · American Campaign Medal · National Medal of Technology and Innovation (1991) · IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award (1988)
Parents: Mary Campbell Van Horne Murray (Mother) · Walter Fletcher Murray (Father)Highlights
- 1930: Grace Hopper married Vincent Foster Hopper in 1930; their marriage lasted 15 years till 1945.
- 1947: While she was working on a Mark II Computer at a US Navy research lab in Dahlgren, Virginia in 1947, her associates discovered a moth stuck in a relay impeding its operation.
- 1952: In 1952 she had an operational compiler.
- 1954: In 1954 Hopper was named the company’s first director of automatic programming, and her department released some of the first compiler-based programming languages, including MATH-MATIC and FLOW-MATIC.
- 1971: 1971: The annual Grace Murray Hopper Award for Outstanding Young Computer Professionals was established in 1971 by the Association for Computing Machinery.
- 1992: She was then hired as a senior consultant to Digital Equipment Corporation, a position she retained until her death in 1992, aged 85.
Born: Feb 05, 1934 (age 83) · Mobile, AL
Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
Spouse: Billye Aaron (m. 1973) · Barbara Lucas (m. 1953 – 1971)
Education: Central High School
Children: Dorinda Aaron (Daughter) · Gaile Aaron (Daughter) · Ceci Aaron (Daughter) · Lary Aaron (Son) · Gary Aaron (Son) · Hank Aaron, Jr. (Son)
Siblings: Tommie Aaron (Brother) · Alfredia Scott (Sister)Highlights
- 1953: Hank Aaron married Barbara Lucas on October 06, 1953; their marriage lasted 18 years till February 01, 1971.
- 1954: He played 21 seasons for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves in the National League (NL) and 2 seasons for the Milwaukee Brewers in the American League (AL), from 1954 through 1976.
- 1969: On July 31, 1969, Aaron hit his 537th home run, passing Mickey Mantle’s total; this moved Aaron into third place on the career home run list, after Willie Mays and Babe Ruth.
- 1971: At age 37, he hit a career-high 47 home runs during the season (along with a career-high .669 slugging percentage) and finished third in MVP voting for the sixth time.
- 1973: He hit home run number 713 on September 29, 1973, and with one day remaining in the season, many expected him to tie the record.
- 1999: In 1999, MLB created the Hank Aaron Award, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Aaron’s surpassing of Babe Ruth’s career home run mark of 714 home runs and to honor Aaron’s contributions to baseball.