Horacio Pons (1921 - 1993)

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Horacio Pons
1921 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Horacio Pons was born on September 12, 1921. He died on October 15, 1993 at 72 years of age. We know that Horacio Pons had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33125.


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Horacio Pons passed away on October 15, 1993 at 72 years old. He was born on September 12, 1921. We have no information about Horacio's family. We know that Horacio Pons had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33125.
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In 1921, in the year that Horacio Pons was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1935, when he was only 14 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1963, he was 42 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1988, by the time he was 67 years old, 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.

In 1993, in the year of Horacio Pons's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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May 18, 1909 - Jan 31, 2008
Micanopy, FL
Vincent Pons
Jan 22, 1895 - February 1978
Pensacola, Florida
Rosa Pons
Aug 9, 1884 - February 1979
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Oct 17, 1891 - November 1968
Hialeah, Florida
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Dec 24, 1892 - August 1983
Bell, California
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Dec 19, 1913 - November 1973
John Pons
Nov 20, 1899 - August 1987
Gainesville, Florida
Mary E Pons
Apr 21, 1929 - Jan 14, 2008
Tallahassee, FL
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Oct 5, 1924 - Oct 13, 1965
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Jun 22, 1911 - October 1991
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