Leon Bulka (1935 - 1942)

Leon Bulka
1935 - 1942
updated March 26, 2020
Leon Bulka was born on July 20, 1935 in Lanaja, Aragón Spain. He died on September 25, 1942 at Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Oświęcim-Brzezinka, Małopolskie Poland at age 7. We know that Leon Bulka had been residing in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle County, Grand Est France.
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Leon Bulka
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Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle County, Grand Est France
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Leon Bulka was born on in Lanaja, Huesca County, Aragón Spain 22250
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Leon Bulka died on at Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Ofiar Faszyzmu, in Oświęcim-Brzezinka, oświęcimski County, Małopolskie Poland 32-600
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Leon Bulka was born on in Lanaja, Huesca County, Aragón Spain 22250
Leon Bulka died on at Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Ofiar Faszyzmu, in Oświęcim-Brzezinka, oświęcimski County, Małopolskie Poland 32-600
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Leon Bulka passed away on September 25, 1942 at Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Oświęcim-Brzezinka, Małopolskie Poland at 7 years old. He was born on July 20, 1935 in Lanaja, Aragón Spain. We have no information about Leon's surviving family. We know that Leon Bulka had been residing in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle County, Grand Est France.
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In 1935, in the year that Leon Bulka was born, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1940, at the age of only 5 years old, Leon was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1941, Leon was merely 6 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1942, in the year of Leon Bulka's passing, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1944, Leon was only 9 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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