Julian Sobolewski (1890 - 1969)

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Julian Sobolewski
1890 - 1969
November 7, 1890
August 1969
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West Springfield, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16443
Julian Sobolewski was born on November 7, 1890. He died in August 1969 at 78 years old. We know that Julian Sobolewski had been residing in West Springfield, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16443.
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Julian Sobolewski died in August 1969 at 78 years old. He was born on November 7, 1890. We have no information about Julian's immediate family. We know that Julian Sobolewski had been residing in West Springfield, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16443.

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In 1890, in the year that Julian Sobolewski was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader √Čole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1919, at the age of 29 years old, Julian was alive when on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1934, Julian was 44 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1948, Julian was 58 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1969, in the year of Julian Sobolewski's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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