John Vandevort (1887 - 1962)

John Vandevort
1887 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
John Vandevort was born on May 4, 1887. He died in September 1962 at 75 years old. We know that John Vandevort had been residing in Florida.
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John Vandevort passed away in September 1962 at 75 years old. He was born on May 4, 1887. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Vandevort had been residing in Florida.
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In 1887, in the year that John Vandevort was born, on May 9th, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show opened in London. Founded in 1883, the show was attended - twice - by Queen Victoria and adored by audiences who thrilled to his fanciful acts portraying life in the "Wild West."

In 1915, at the age of 28 years old, John was alive when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1922, by the time he was 35 years old, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1957, at the age of 70 years old, John was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1962, in the year of John Vandevort's passing, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

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