John Rock (1904 - 1973)

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John Rock
1904 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
John Rock was born on August 22, 1904. He died in July 1973 at 68 years of age. We know that John Rock had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.

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John Rock died in July 1973 at age 68. He was born on August 22, 1904. We have no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Rock had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.
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1904 - 1973 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that John Rock was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1911, he was merely 7 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1951, at the age of 47 years old, John was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1961, at the age of 57 years old, John was alive when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1973, in the year of John Rock's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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Other John Rocks

John Frank Rock
around 1905 - Oct 8, 1942
John Albert Rock
Died: Jul 1, 1916
John Rock
around 1894 - Nov 12, 1918
John Rock
around 1927 - Apr 14, 1945
John Rock
around 1894 - Jul 1, 1916
John J Rock
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
John J Rock
Born: around 1905
New Jersey, United States
John S Rock
Born: around 1923
Oregon, Limited Service Or United States, United States
John H Rock
Born: around 1919
Washington, United States
John C Rock
Born: around 1921
Oregon, United States
John L Rock
Born: around 1925
Minnesota, United States
John J Rock
Born: around 1906
Minnesota, United States
John F Rock
Born: around 1921
Colorado, United States
John Rock
Born: around 1916
Illinois, United States
John M Rock
Born: around 1925
United States
John Rock
Born: around 1923
United States
John M Jr Rock
Born: around 1923
Ohio, Limited Service Or Hungary, United States
John D Rock
Born: around 1908
Indiana, United States
John T Rock
Born: around 1915
Ohio, United States
John M Rock
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States

Other Rocks

John Rock
Jun 22, 1920 - February 1970
Sherman T Rock
Jan 29, 1914 - Jun 3, 1989
Morehead City, NC
Landis P Rock
Feb 17, 1926 - Oct 25, 2008
Fayetteville, PA
Mary Rock
Oct 20, 1892 - Sep 26, 1988
Harrisburg, PA
Mary Rock
Feb 3, 1904 - January 1976
Waynesboro, PA
Peggy A Rock
Sep 16, 1926 - Nov 3, 2010
Waynesboro, PA
Elizabeth M Rock
Aug 5, 1929 - Sep 11, 2002
Washington, PA
Nicholas L Rock
Dec 17, 1932 - Mar 25, 2001
Rockville, MD
John Rock
Nov 14, 1914 - Aug 15, 1993
Phoenix, AZ
Ella v Rock
Nov 26, 1910 - Oct 6, 2000
Hollidaysburg, PA
Jennie Rock
Nov 29, 1886 - August 1975
Wallingford, PA
Walter Rock
Jul 29, 1913 - Sep 15, 1992
Charleroi, PA
Josephine Rock
Oct 22, 1910 - July 1980
Charleroi, PA
John Rock
Jun 2, 1909 - Mar 24, 1988
Donora, PA
Theodore Rock
Mar 18, 1907 - July 1981
Charleroi, PA
Peter Rock
Mar 26, 1905 - Jul 23, 1993
Loma Linda, CA
Ralph Rock
Dec 21, 1904 - May 1967
Carbondale, PA
Edward A Rock
May 29, 1915 - Aug 9, 1998
Chambersburg, PA
Margaret A Rock
Aug 15, 1916 - November 1991
Greencastle, PA
Geneva L Rock
Oct 3, 1914 - Jul 12, 2004
Quincy, PA

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Nov 2, 1907 - May 1972
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Kenneth Gray
Jul 7, 1905 - June 1984
Joseph Keefer
Jun 17, 1896 - October 1982
Harry Whitaker
Nov 20, 1906 - May 1968
Butler, PA
Edward Downing
Mar 14, 1908 - February 1981
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Peter Gryback
May 11, 1887 - December 1981
Lyndora, PA
Clarence Portman
Oct 20, 1892 - July 1982
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Harry Travis
Mar 19, 1886 - January 1969
Butler, PA
Raymond Kinney
Sep 17, 1914 - October 1984
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Arthur Saylor
Jul 3, 1903 - October 1955
John Somerville
Mar 8, 1907 - April 1984
Butler, PA
Albert D Sherman
Nov 16, 1912 - Jan 18, 1995
Butler, PA
Roy P Tooke
Jun 3, 1896 - Sep 22, 1990
Clifford Minehart
Jan 15, 1894 - November 1974
Butler, PA
Merle H Thompson
Oct 13, 1901 - Nov 20, 1993
Renfrew, PA
Harry Bupp
Sep 11, 1899 - May 1976
Harmony, PA
Victor F Krepinevich
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Lyndora, PA
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Anton Plecity
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