John M Dank (1929 - 2001)

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John M Dank
1929 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
John M Dank was born on August 18, 1929. He died on July 9, 2001 at 71 years old. We know that John M Dank had been residing in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.


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John M Dank passed away on July 9, 2001 at 71 years of age. He was born on August 18, 1929. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John M Dank had been residing in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.
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In 1929, in the year that John M Dank was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1938, by the time he was merely 9 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1946, when he was 17 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1968, at the age of 39 years old, John was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1976, he was 47 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Dec 10, 1912 - May 1988
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Feb 11, 1925 - Feb 10, 2003
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Oct 10, 1905 - June 1982
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Sep 27, 1910 - November 1977
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William Dank
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George E Dank
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