Leon Beasley (1913 - 1976)

Leon Beasley
1913 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Leon Beasley was born on August 21, 1913. He died in May 1976 at 62 years old. We know that Leon Beasley had been residing in Davenport, Polk County, Florida 33837.


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Leon Beasley died in May 1976 at age 62. He was born on August 21, 1913. We are unaware of information about Leon's family or relationships. We know that Leon Beasley had been residing in Davenport, Polk County, Florida 33837.
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In 1913, in the year that Leon Beasley was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1936, when he was 23 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1946, when he was 33 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1960, at the age of 47 years old, Leon was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1976, in the year of Leon Beasley's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

Other Biographies

Other Leon Beasleys

around 1919 - Unknown
around 1900 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1929 - Unknown
around 1903 - Oct 6, 1937
Feb 18, 1930 - February 1982
Jan 14, 1949 - February 1970
Aug 28, 1922 - Apr 8, 2000
Jan 4, 1897 - Nov 4, 1989
Dec 18, 1967 - Jan 20, 2011
Apr 12, 1926 - Nov 25, 1989
Feb 8, 1898 - January 1986
Sep 5, 1899 - Mar 30, 1989
Feb 1, 1927 - May 1971
Sep 10, 1910 - April 1980
Feb 9, 1921 - Jun 3, 1995
Dec 31, 1895 - August 1968

Other Beasleys

Aug 21, 1923 - Feb 27, 2009
Apr 11, 1928 - Sep 2, 2010
Feb 8, 1930 - July 1980
Nov 1, 1924 - March 1958
Dec 20, 1911 - Jan 6, 2000
Aug 16, 1926 - Sep 5, 1989
Aug 12, 1930 - Dec 22, 2005
Jun 26, 1928 - Nov 30, 2004
Apr 19, 1920 - Dec 15, 1997
May 17, 1935 - May 11, 2011
Sep 29, 1934 - Feb 15, 1996
Jan 29, 1920 - March 1990
Feb 9, 1937 - Sep 24, 1999
Mar 30, 1939 - Oct 19, 2008
Sep 30, 1918 - August 1985
Dec 20, 1961 - Oct 7, 2005
Aug 29, 1921 - Mar 4, 2002
Mar 14, 1941 - March 1966
Feb 7, 1944 - Mar 7, 1980
Oct 3, 1942 - Jul 23, 2007

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Jul 20, 1929 - Jan 4, 2011
Jul 7, 1909 - January 1982
May 26, 1930 - Nov 7, 2001
Mar 29, 1913 - November 1976
May 12, 1918 - Apr 15, 2004
Jan 13, 1924 - Jan 29, 2005
Jun 26, 1928 - Jun 6, 1996
Sep 16, 1921 - Jul 22, 1996
Dec 1, 1892 - April 1978
Sep 29, 1929 - December 1967
Aug 24, 1900 - April 1981
Jan 6, 1920 - Oct 26, 2005
Apr 1, 1925 - Oct 28, 2001
Jan 7, 1929 - Mar 8, 2001
Jun 30, 1909 - October 1992
Jan 19, 1888 - November 1968
Oct 13, 1918 - Apr 3, 2004
Jul 24, 1929 - Sep 29, 1993
Aug 14, 1925 - Mar 16, 2011
Sep 17, 1919 - Mar 29, 1990
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