John Vahey (1907 - 1999)

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John Vahey
1907 - 1999
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March 21, 1907
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May 22, 1999
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511
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John Vahey was born on March 21, 1907. He died on May 22, 1999 at 92 years of age. We know that John Vahey had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511.
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John Vahey died on May 22, 1999 at 92 years old. He was born on March 21, 1907. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Vahey had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16511.

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In 1907, in the year that John Vahey was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1923, when he was 16 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1932, when he was 25 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1964, at the age of 57 years old, John was alive when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1994, he was 87 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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