Walter Baston (1928 - 1997)

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Walter Baston
1928 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Baston was born on June 25, 1928. He died on November 16, 1997 at age 69. We know that Walter Baston had been residing in Massapequa, Nassau County, New York 11758.


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Walter Baston passed away on November 16, 1997 at 69 years old. He was born on June 25, 1928. There is no information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Baston had been residing in Massapequa, Nassau County, New York 11758.
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1928 - 1997 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that Walter Baston was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1934, at the age of merely 6 years old, Walter was alive when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1944, he was 16 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1968, when he was 40 years old, 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 1997, in the year of Walter Baston's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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Aug 27, 1905 - April 1982
Far Rockaway, NY
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Jan 17, 1921 - February 1994
Port Washington, NY
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Nov 27, 1913 - January 1978
Jamaica, NY
Otto Baston
Aug 30, 1912 - October 1982
Jamaica, NY
W J Baston
Mar 31, 1941 - Jul 15, 1992
Wilson Baston
Aug 8, 1924 - Nov 21, 1977
Otto Baston
Dec 4, 1941 - March 1979
Jamaica, NY
D A Baston
Dec 12, 1901 - Nov 26, 1994
Miami, FL
Cynthia Baston
Mar 16, 1922 - Jan 28, 2006
Society Hill, SC
Vera Baston
Sep 9, 1906 - March 1982
Deltona, FL
Joseph J Baston
Nov 24, 1948 - Dec 5, 1994
Jersey City, NJ
Florence C Baston
Feb 1, 1911 - Apr 19, 1998
Walpole, MA
Helen Baston
Feb 17, 1901 - July 1987
Neptune, NJ
William E Baston
Feb 3, 1923 - Sep 14, 2006
Newark, DE
Elizabeth Ann Baston
Aug 8, 1935 - Mar 19, 2008
Haddon Heights, NJ
Loretta K Baston
Dec 15, 1929 - Jun 25, 2010
Newark, DE
Mary Baston
May 18, 1891 - March 1976
Irvington, NJ
Edward Patrick Baston
Apr 5, 1922 - Dec 3, 2010
Scottsdale, AZ
Thomas J Baston
Feb 16, 1921 - Jun 7, 1989
John Baston
Nov 29, 1917 - April 1976

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