Vincent Ptaskiewicz (1900 - 1972)

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Vincent Ptaskiewicz
1900 - 1972
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February 8, 1900
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January 1972
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503
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Vincent Ptaskiewicz was born on February 8, 1900. He died in January 1972 at 71 years of age. We know that Vincent Ptaskiewicz had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Vincent Ptaskiewicz passed away in January 1972 at 71 years old. He was born on February 8, 1900. We have no information about Vincent's family or relationships. We know that Vincent Ptaskiewicz had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.

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In 1900, in the year that Vincent Ptaskiewicz was born, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1932, he was 32 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1942, at the age of 42 years old, Vincent was alive when 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 1955, at the age of 55 years old, Vincent was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1972, in the year of Vincent Ptaskiewicz's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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