Frank Robinson (1892 - 1987)

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Frank Robinson
1892 - 1987
Born
April 11, 1892
Death
September 1987
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16512
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Frank Robinson was born on April 11, 1892. He died in September 1987 at 95 years of age. We know that Frank Robinson had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16512.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Frank Robinson passed away in September 1987 at 95 years of age. He was born on April 11, 1892. There is no information about Frank's family. We know that Frank Robinson had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16512.

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In 1892, in the year that Frank Robinson was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1909, at the age of 17 years old, Frank was alive when William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1918, at the age of 26 years old, Frank was alive when in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1958, Frank was 66 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1987, in the year of Frank Robinson's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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