John Springer (1905 - 1981)

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John Springer
1905 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
John Springer was born on December 6, 1905. He died in June 1981 at 75 years old. We know that John Springer had been residing in Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois.

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John Springer died in June 1981 at 75 years of age. He was born on December 6, 1905. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Springer had been residing in Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois.
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1905 - 1981 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that John Springer was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1936, at the age of 31 years old, John was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1955, by the time he was 50 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1976, John was 71 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1981, in the year of John Springer's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Other John Springers

John Springer Sr
Oct 26, 1872 - Jan 6, 1958
John Alexander Springer
around 1890 - Sep 4, 1918
John W Springer
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
John W Iii Springer
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
John H Springer
Born: around 1922
Florida, United States
John J Springer
Born: around 1918
Idaho, United States
John W Springer
Born: around 1921
California, United States
John F Springer
Born: around 1907
Washington, United States
John R Springer
Born: around 1914
California, United States
John E Springer
Born: around 1917
California, United States
John L Jr Springer
Born: around 1926
Oklahoma, United States
John L Springer
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
John B Springer
Born: around 1911
Illinois, United States
John W Springer
Born: around 1921
Illinois, United States
John S Springer
Born: around 1914
Illinois, United States
John W Springer
Born: around 1923
Ohio, United States
John I Springer
Born: around 1923
Indiana, United States
John O Springer
Born: around 1917
Kentucky, United States
John L Springer
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
John N Springer
Born: around 1914
Ohio, United States

Other Springers

Helen Springer
Aug 10, 1921 - April 1983
Virginia Springer
Aug 3, 1922 - December 1974
Chicago, Illinois
Florence H Springer
Jun 6, 1920 - Apr 11, 1993
Wood River, IL
Walter Springer
Dec 2, 1926 - June 1976
Agnes Springer
Dec 14, 1900 - January 1974
Highland, Illinois
Keith A Springer
Jan 22, 1927 - Jul 23, 2011
Pekin, IL
Helen E Springer
Apr 18, 1910 - Dec 20, 2002
Silvis, IL
Charles Springer
Nov 4, 1928 - September 1985
Geneseo, Illinois
Margaret Springer
Nov 11, 1903 - May 1980
Mountain Home, Arkansas
Eva M Springer
Jan 11, 1925 - Apr 26, 2005
Chester, IL
Margaret L Springer
Apr 12, 1903 - January 1996
Freeport, IL
Edward A Springer
Mar 27, 1948 - Feb 15, 2005
Hugh Springer
Feb 3, 1887 - August 1977
Galesburg, Illinois
Bernice L Springer
Jan 30, 1907 - June 1992
Macomb, IL
Chester Springer
Sep 29, 1898 - March 1983
Macomb, Illinois
Olan Springer
Jul 30, 1895 - April 1970
Macomb, Illinois
Samuel Springer
Nov 20, 1879 - January 1967
Dixon, Illinois
John W Springer
Sep 6, 1911 - Nov 9, 1990
Robert F Springer
Mar 5, 1921 - Jul 6, 2009
Chicago, IL
Jesse B Springer
Nov 28, 1919 - Jun 9, 2005
Normal, IL

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Aug 9, 1918 - Mar 25, 1999
Galesburg, IL
Roy R Fox
Aug 31, 1918 - Dec 28, 2003
Abingdon, IL
Clifton W Mcmullen
Oct 4, 1918 - Mar 6, 2002
Yates City, IL
Walter Brown
Mar 1, 1922 - May 1983
Peoria, Illinois
Pedro Bandalan
Oct 16, 1892 - February 1979
Montebello, California
James R Clift
Apr 14, 1901 - Sep 3, 1993
Peoria, IL
Mary Margaret Bradley
Nov 23, 1920 - Feb 16, 2008
Martin, South Carolina
Marjorie G Tobin
Mar 8, 1919 - Jan 20, 2006
Coal Valley, IL
Glenn E Gordon
Mar 9, 1919 - Aug 9, 1993
Pontiac, IL
Edna C Johnson
Jun 24, 1898 - March 1991
Charles Rutledge
Aug 1, 1881 - August 1968
Aurora, Illinois
Carrie Anderson
Aug 1, 1894 - September 1973
Peoria, Illinois
Elizabeth Roth
Jul 18, 1898 - August 1987
Peoria, Illinois
Estella Strum
May 7, 1891 - May 1975
Peoria, Illinois
John R Fulton
Jun 22, 1919 - Jan 5, 2004
Galesburg, IL
Vernon Neavear
Sep 8, 1912 - February 1984
Manito, Illinois
Leo Breese
Sep 27, 1922 - May 1986
Tinley Park, Illinois
Marie Schroeder
Feb 19, 1921 - Jan 21, 2006
Puyallup, WA
Frances E Watt
Apr 29, 1919 - Feb 21, 2008
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Charles E Revis
Dec 24, 1919 - Dec 27, 2008
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