John Atamanuk (1883 - 1964)

A photo of John Atamanuk
Add photo
John Atamanuk
1883 - 1964
Born
January 7, 1883
Death
September 1964
Last Known Residence
Pennsylvania
Summary
John Atamanuk was born on January 7, 1883. He died in September 1964 at 81 years old. We know that John Atamanuk had been residing in Pennsylvania.
Updated: February 6, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that John is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell John's life so that he is always remembered.

Biography
John Atamanuk
Most commonly known as
John Atamanuk
Full name
Other names or aliases
Pennsylvania
Last known residence
Male
Gender
John Atamanuk was born on
Birth
John Atamanuk died in
Death
John Atamanuk was born on
John Atamanuk died in
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood

Average Age

Life Expectancy

John's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
John Atamanuk
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add John's family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Share photos of John and the Atamanuk family.
Photo

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about John.

Cancel

Share John's obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

John Atamanuk died in September 1964 at 81 years of age. He was born on January 7, 1883. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John Atamanuk had been residing in Pennsylvania.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during John's lifetime.

In 1883, in the year that John Atamanuk was born, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

In 1901, when he was 18 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1918, at the age of 35 years old, John was alive when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1949, at the age of 66 years old, John was alive 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 1964, in the year of John Atamanuk's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

Other Atamanuks

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top