John B Chappell (1894 - 1972)

John B Chappell
1894 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
John B Chappell was born on September 6, 1894. He died on November 9, 1972 at 78 years old.
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John B Chappell passed away on November 9, 1972 at 78 years old. He was born on September 6, 1894. We have no information about John's surviving family.
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In 1894, in the year that John B Chappell was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1917, by the time he was 23 years old, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1937, at the age of 43 years old, John was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1960, John was 66 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1972, in the year of John B Chappell's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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c. 1878 - Sep 15, 1916
c. 1897 - Aug 30, 1918
c. 1882 - Nov 18, 1916
c. 1897 - Dec 18, 1917
c. 1917 - Aug 10, 1944
c. 1896 - Oct 9, 1917
c. 1920 - Aug 31, 1943
Unknown - Oct 27, 1916
Unknown - Feb 23, 1917
Unknown - Aug 22, 1915
c. 1897 - May 10, 1917
c. 1916 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown

Other Chappells

Sep 17, 1946 - March 1983
Jul 18, 1915 - Nov 28, 2006
Feb 14, 1912 - Dec 11, 1988
Aug 9, 1902 - April 1969
Jul 11, 1916 - September 1986
Jun 12, 1914 - October 1984
Dec 6, 1916 - Sep 16, 1993
Aug 11, 1886 - April 1975
Jan 26, 1895 - January 1968
Apr 12, 1892 - April 1969
Dec 26, 1921 - August 1984
Oct 19, 1911 - July 1984
Sep 5, 1897 - July 1977
Feb 26, 1887 - January 1975
May 29, 1919 - Jul 8, 2003
Feb 23, 1918 - Oct 28, 2003
Mar 18, 1909 - April 1984
Apr 10, 1920 - Oct 13, 1993
Jan 16, 1926 - October 1977
Feb 12, 1924 - Oct 29, 1981

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Jun 24, 1913 - December 1973
Jul 4, 1898 - March 1978
Oct 3, 1912 - Nov 15, 1993
Aug 10, 1902 - February 1977
Nov 18, 1899 - Oct 4, 1995
Mar 12, 1905 - May 23, 1991
May 14, 1903 - April 1972
Sep 24, 1916 - Feb 26, 2000
Jan 25, 1890 - October 1984
Apr 25, 1911 - Oct 16, 1995
Mar 20, 1892 - January 1972
Jul 3, 1915 - Aug 7, 2009
Sep 24, 1907 - July 1985
May 4, 1909 - Jul 3, 1997
Aug 24, 1901 - April 1974
Feb 7, 1895 - Feb 24, 1980
Aug 24, 1902 - Jun 27, 1988
Oct 18, 1895 - September 1982
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