Frank H Sorgatz (1908 - 1988)

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Frank H Sorgatz
1908 - 1988
July 27, 1908
November 15, 1988
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Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48602
Frank H Sorgatz was born on July 27, 1908. He died on November 15, 1988 at age 80. We know that Frank H Sorgatz had been residing in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48602.
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Frank H Sorgatz died on November 15, 1988 at 80 years old. He was born on July 27, 1908. There is no information about Frank's family. We know that Frank H Sorgatz had been residing in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48602.

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In 1908, in the year that Frank H Sorgatz was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1922, Frank was only 14 years old when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1945, by the time he was 37 years old, on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1968, he was 60 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1988, in the year of Frank H Sorgatz's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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