James Downing (1912 - 1969)

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James Downing
1912 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
James Downing was born on November 9, 1912. He died in November 1969 at age 56.

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James Downing died in November 1969 at 56 years of age. He was born on November 9, 1912. There is no information about James's surviving family.
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1912 - 1969 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that James Downing was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1928, he was 16 years old when 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 1949, James was 37 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1958, he was 46 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1969, in the year of James Downing's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Other James Downings

James Thomas Downing
around 1889 - Oct 4, 1916
James Francis Downing
around 1886 - Jan 19, 1917
James Ernest Downing
around 1898 - Nov 1, 1914
James Alphonse Downing
around 1902 - Aug 10, 1943
James Downing
Died: Jul 29, 1944
James Downing
around 1896 - Aug 17, 1917
James Downing
around 1884 - Sep 3, 1916
James Jr Downing
Born: around 1926
Ohio, United States
James R Downing
Born: around 1927
Indiana, United States
James E Downing
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
James J Downing
Born: around 1926
Pennsylvania, United States
James T Downing
Born: around 1919
California, United States
James M Downing
Born: around 1918
Oregon, United States
James E Jr Downing
Born: around 1919
California, United States
James W Downing
Born: around 1898
California, United States
James C Downing
Born: around 1924
California, United States
James C Jr Downing
Born: around 1925
Oklahoma, United States
James R Downing
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
James P Downing
Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States
James D Downing
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States

Other Downings

Mary J Downing
Jul 27, 1922 - Dec 22, 2003
Oceanside, CA
Myrtle Downing
Jul 15, 1905 - Nov 20, 1996
La Valle, WI
Alvin A Downing
Sep 9, 1939 - Aug 5, 2000
Ontario, WI
James Downing
Feb 25, 1920 - Apr 27, 1992
Barbara A Downing
Feb 17, 1946 - May 4, 2004
Danny Downing
Mar 17, 1950 - May 16, 2010
Robert C Downing
Jan 14, 1952 - Feb 4, 1988
Helen Downing
Jan 21, 1884 - May 1983
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Max D Downing
Apr 6, 1919 - Feb 16, 2008
Ontario, WI
Clyde M Downing
Dec 20, 1913 - Mar 15, 1991
Rose Downing
Jul 4, 1898 - November 1981
Madison, Wisconsin
Milda E Downing
Aug 21, 1927 - Sep 19, 2003
Tucson, AZ
Robert A Downing
Jan 6, 1929 - May 4, 2009
Chicago, IL
Ernest Downing
Nov 6, 1934 - Mar 31, 2007
Janesville, WI
J M Downing
Aug 13, 1937 - Jan 15, 1989
Larry A Downing
Oct 26, 1936 - Apr 14, 2008
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Richard Downing
Aug 12, 1945 - June 1978
Robert J Downing
Jan 12, 1950 - Dec 1, 1998
Hartland, WI
Maude Downing
Oct 4, 1883 - May 1977
Amberg, Wisconsin
John L Downing
Jul 11, 1904 - Mar 28, 1998
Amberg, WI

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Beloit, Wisconsin
Glen J Lokken
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Oct 16, 1906 - August 1983
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James Graebner
Sep 28, 1901 - November 1976
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Tressie Hughes
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Martha G Johnson
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Madison, WI
Frances I Lenz
Jun 4, 1906 - Oct 11, 1998
Freeport, IL
Clarence E North
May 10, 1919 - Mar 26, 2003
Phoenix, AZ
William Oas
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Crete, Illinois
Ethel Belisle
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Verona, WI
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