Antanas Kupstas (1881 - 1963)

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Antanas Kupstas
1881 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Antanas Kupstas was born on July 15, 1881. He died in June 1963 at 81 years old. We know that Antanas Kupstas had been residing in Massachusetts.


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Antanas Kupstas passed away in June 1963 at age 81. He was born on July 15, 1881. There is no information about Antanas's immediate family. We know that Antanas Kupstas had been residing in Massachusetts.
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In 1881, in the year that Antanas Kupstas was born, on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

In 1900, by the time he was 19 years old, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1919, he was 38 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1937, at the age of 56 years old, Antanas was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1963, in the year of Antanas Kupstas's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Nov 25, 1947 - February 1984
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Deborah Kupstas
Sep 16, 1954 - Jul 7, 2003
George Kupstas
Apr 25, 1922 - Jul 15, 1993
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Leonard A Kupstas
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Oct 29, 1922 - Jun 18, 2009
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Edward E Kupstas
Aug 1, 1921 - Apr 15, 2008
Richmond, VA
Josephine Kupstas
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Brooklyn, NY
John Kupstas
Jun 1, 1899 - January 1960
Anna Kupstas
Jul 27, 1904 - December 1985
Pelham, NH

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