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Donald H Swaney (1949 - 1996)

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Donald H Swaney
1949 - 1996
Born
October 11, 1949
Death
September 7, 1996
Last Known Residence
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts 01603
Summary
Donald H Swaney of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts was born on October 11, 1949, and died at age 46 years old on September 7, 1996.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 4387982

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Donald Swaney passed away at age 46 years old on September 7, 1996. Donald H Swaney of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts was born on October 11, 1949.

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Donald H Swaney lived 26 years shorter than the average Swaney family member when he died at the age of 46.
The average age of a Swaney family member is 72.
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1949 - 1996 World Events

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In 1949, in the year that Donald H Swaney was born, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1961, by the time he was only 12 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1971, he was 22 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1981, Donald was 32 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1996, in the year of Donald H Swaney's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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