John Wagner (1892 - 1982)

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John Wagner
1892 - 1982
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October 13, 1892
Death
November 1982
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Girard, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16417
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John Wagner was born on October 13, 1892. He died in November 1982 at 90 years old. We know that John Wagner had been residing in Girard, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16417.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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John Wagner passed away in November 1982 at 90 years old. He was born on October 13, 1892. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John Wagner had been residing in Girard, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16417.

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In 1892, in the year that John Wagner was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1946, he was 54 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1963, when he was 71 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1973, when he was 81 years old, 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.

In 1982, in the year of John Wagner's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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