John Willig (1913 - 1982)

John Willig
1913 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
John Willig was born on January 24, 1913. He died in August 1982 at 69 years of age. We know that John Willig had been residing in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33480.


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John Willig passed away in August 1982 at 69 years old. He was born on January 24, 1913. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Willig had been residing in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33480.
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In 1913, in the year that John Willig was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1926, when he was just 13 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1935, he was 22 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1949, when he was 36 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1982, in the year of John Willig'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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Other John Willigs

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around 1913 - Unknown
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around 1867 - Jun 15, 1940
around 1883 - Feb 18, 1891
around 1890 - Jan 1, 1899
around 1894  - Jul 11, 1894
Dec 8, 1945 - Feb 21, 2011
Apr 30, 1909 - May 1982
Mar 6, 1902 - May 3, 1995
Nov 19, 1917 - Jan 30, 2005
Nov 9, 1959 - May 4, 2004
Sep 1, 1934 - Aug 13, 1989
Dec 13, 1920 - Mar 20, 2001

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Jul 13, 1946 - Nov 18, 2010
Dec 12, 1942 - Oct 22, 2006
Nov 16, 1926 - Dec 19, 2003
May 6, 1894 - June 1977
Oct 13, 1886 - September 1985
Jan 16, 1894 - May 1984
Oct 19, 1934 - Jul 18, 2007
Dec 23, 1905 - June 1986
Jul 20, 1949 - June 1986
Dec 13, 1920 - Mar 20, 2001
Oct 17, 1911 - Oct 16, 1997
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