Kenneth E Spangler (1910 - 1989)

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Kenneth E Spangler
1910 - 1989
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June 14, 1910
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December 25, 1989
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Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington 98225
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Kenneth E Spangler was born on June 14, 1910. He died on December 25, 1989 at age 79. We know that Kenneth E Spangler had been residing in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington 98225.
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Kenneth E Spangler died on December 25, 1989 at 79 years of age. He was born on June 14, 1910. There is no information about Kenneth's family or relationships. We know that Kenneth E Spangler had been residing in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington 98225.

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In 1910, in the year that Kenneth E Spangler was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1925, by the time he was merely 15 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1948, at the age of 38 years old, Kenneth was alive 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 1951, Kenneth was 41 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1989, in the year of Kenneth E Spangler's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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