Oscar Jones (1894 - 1982)

Oscar Jones
1894 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Oscar Jones was born on August 19, 1894. He died in December 1982 at age 88. We know that Oscar Jones had been residing in Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas 72601.
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Oscar Jones passed away in December 1982 at age 88. He was born on August 19, 1894. There is no information about Oscar's family. We know that Oscar Jones had been residing in Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas 72601.
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In 1894, in the year that Oscar Jones was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1905, at the age of merely 11 years old, Oscar was alive when the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1965, Oscar was 71 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1976, at the age of 82 years old, Oscar was alive when 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."

In 1982, in the year of Oscar Jones's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Other Oscar Joneses

c. 1881 - Nov 10, 1918
c. 1893 - Jun 23, 1918
Unknown - Aug 2, 1917
c. 1893 - May 4, 1917
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1916 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1914 - Unknown
c. 1921 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1907 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1910 - Unknown

Other Joneses

May 23, 1925 - June 1984
Sep 27, 1909 - November 1976
Mar 1, 1898 - November 1977
Oct 14, 1923 - Dec 1, 2004
Sep 4, 1922 - Feb 26, 1997
Oct 13, 1961 - Nov 19, 2002
Jul 30, 1968 - Apr 15, 2006
Jun 1, 1963 - Oct 4, 1991
Oct 27, 1968 - Jan 28, 2004
Dec 25, 1922 - October 1985
Dec 29, 1895 - September 1966
Jan 1, 1924 - Jul 8, 1982
Aug 10, 1923 - Sep 23, 1989
Nov 6, 1923 - Sep 25, 1995
Jul 6, 1925 - Sep 8, 1994
Feb 9, 1923 - Apr 18, 2009
Feb 15, 1923 - September 1978
Apr 9, 1914 - Jan 15, 1996
Mar 9, 1910 - November 1991
Aug 15, 1899 - July 1984

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Jun 10, 1897 - January 1970
Jun 2, 1899 - July 1974
Apr 9, 1921 - Mar 21, 2000
Nov 15, 1905 - Jan 7, 1988
Aug 25, 1910 - February 1969
Dec 12, 1907 - Sep 10, 1999
Aug 8, 1916 - Oct 10, 2000
May 31, 1923 - Jan 18, 2007
Mar 12, 1926 - May 11, 2006
Jan 11, 1925 - Jan 15, 2002
Oct 28, 1907 - Sep 5, 2010
Nov 7, 1921 - Nov 25, 2001
Jul 5, 1925 - April 1989
Feb 13, 1915 - Jul 5, 1988
Mar 8, 1891 - February 1972
Nov 5, 1905 - Jun 8, 2003
Jun 4, 1924 - Oct 25, 1985
Jul 18, 1925 - Jan 17, 2007
Sep 12, 1899 - Jan 30, 1995
Apr 4, 1912 - May 1978
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