William Rutkowski (1911 - 1961)

William Rutkowski
1911 - 1961
updated February 06, 2019
William Rutkowski was born on June 3, 1911. He died in July 1961 at 50 years old.
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William Rutkowski passed away in July 1961 at 50 years old. He was born on June 3, 1911. We have no information about William's immediate family.
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In 1911, in the year that William Rutkowski was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1933, when he was 22 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1946, when he was 35 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, by the time he was 48 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1961, in the year of William Rutkowski's passing, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

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Apr 19, 1903 - August 1969
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Nov 19, 1895 - September 1963
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May 15, 1915 - Jul 26, 1994

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Dec 10, 1910 - Nov 1, 1995
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Sep 20, 1891 - January 1968
Apr 12, 1898 - January 1976
Jun 17, 1906 - May 18, 1993
Jan 28, 1893 - November 1986
Mar 27, 1922 - Jun 20, 1991
Jul 23, 1919 - May 7, 2000
Oct 14, 1929 - December 1973
Oct 22, 1929 - Jan 20, 2011
Aug 27, 1936 - Mar 10, 1996
Mar 13, 1937 - April 1984
Jan 21, 1918 - January 1985
Mar 6, 1913 - Jul 8, 1995
May 4, 1900 - December 1966
Mar 3, 1906 - Aug 14, 1994
Oct 5, 1918 - May 1, 1995
Nov 1, 1921 - Oct 21, 2009

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