Josphine Buczkowski (1920 - 2002)

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Josphine Buczkowski
1920 - 2002
June 2, 1920
August 1, 2002
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14225
Josphine Buczkowski was born on June 2, 1920. She died on August 1, 2002 at 82 years old. We know that Josphine Buczkowski had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14225.
Updated: October 5, 2011
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Josphine Buczkowski died on August 1, 2002 at 82 years of age. She was born on June 2, 1920. We are unaware of information about Josphine's family or relationships. We know that Josphine Buczkowski had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14225.

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In 1920, in the year that Josphine Buczkowski was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1945, at the age of 25 years old, Josphine was alive when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1974, at the age of 54 years old, Josphine was alive when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1989, Josphine was 69 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1991, Josphine was 71 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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