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Leonard S Gordon (1911 - 1998)

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Leonard S Gordon
1911 - 1998
Born
June 18, 1911
Death
July 26, 1998
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Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia 30311
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Leonard S Gordon was born on June 18, 1911. He died on July 26, 1998 at 87 years old. We know that Leonard S Gordon had been residing in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia 30311.
Updated: October 5, 2011
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Leonard S Gordon died on July 26, 1998 at 87 years old. He was born on June 18, 1911. We are unaware of information about Leonard's family. We know that Leonard S Gordon had been residing in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia 30311.
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In 1911, in the year that Leonard S Gordon was born, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1959, at the age of 48 years old, Leonard was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1968, Leonard was 57 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1977, when he was 66 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1998, in the year of Leonard S Gordon's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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