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Joseph C Zangs (1905 - 1999)

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Joseph C Zangs
1905 - 1999
Born
July 13, 1905
Death
February 6, 1999
Last Known Residence
Newport, Washington County, Minnesota 55055
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Joseph C Zangs of Newport, Washington County, Minnesota was born on July 13, 1905, and died at age 93 years old on February 6, 1999.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 72757219

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Joseph Zangs passed away at age 93 years old on February 6, 1999. Joseph C Zangs of Newport, Washington County, Minnesota was born on July 13, 1905.

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In 1905, in the year that Joseph C Zangs was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1944, he was 39 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1953, when he was 48 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1983, he was 78 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1998, at the age of 93 years old, Joseph was alive when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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