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Eugene Kramer (1928 - 2000)

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Eugene Kramer
1928 - 2000
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May 26, 1928
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October 25, 2000
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Bolingbrook, Will County, Illinois 60440
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Eugene Kramer was born on May 26, 1928. He died on October 25, 2000 at age 72. We know that Eugene Kramer had been residing in Bolingbrook, Will County, Illinois 60440.
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Eugene Kramer passed away on October 25, 2000 at 72 years of age. He was buried in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Section G4 Site 192, Elwood, Illinois . He was born on May 26, 1928. There is no information about Eugene's family or relationships. We know that Eugene Kramer had been residing in Bolingbrook, Will County, Illinois 60440.
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In 1928, in the year that Eugene Kramer was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, when he was just 4 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1946, when he was 18 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1967, he was 39 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1980, Eugene was 52 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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