Karl Brostrom (1890 - 1987)

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1890 - In the year that Karl Brostrom was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

1894 - Karl was just 4 years old when on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1906 - He was 16 years old when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

1973 - Karl was 83 years old when 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.

1987 - In the year of Karl Brostrom's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Karl Brostrom passed away in May 1987 at 97 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on March 25, 1890. We are unaware of information about Karl's family or relationships. We know that Karl Brostrom had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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