James A Griggs (1959 - 1996)

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Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida

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1959 - In the year that James A Griggs was born, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1963 - When he was merely 4 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1971 - James was merely 12 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

1983 - When he was 24 years old, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

1996 - In the year of James A Griggs'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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James A Griggs passed away on January 6, 1996 at 36 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for James. He was born on July 17, 1959. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James A Griggs had been residing in Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida.

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