Alonzo Bowlegs

(1916 - 1988)

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Alonzo Bowlegs
1916 - 1988
Born
July 23, 1916
Death
March 23, 1988
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94124
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Alonzo Bowlegs was born on July 23, 1916. He died on March 23, 1988 at 71 years old. We know that Alonzo Bowlegs had been residing in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94124.
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Alonzo Bowlegs died on March 23, 1988 at 71 years old. He was born on July 23, 1916. We have no information about Alonzo's immediate family. We know that Alonzo Bowlegs had been residing in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94124.

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In 1916, in the year that Alonzo Bowlegs was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1936, when he was 20 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1940, by the time he was 24 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1953, Alonzo was 37 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1988, in the year of Alonzo Bowlegs's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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