William Trobaugh (1928 - 1985)

William Trobaugh
1928 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
William Trobaugh was born on February 13, 1928. He died in December 1985 at 57 years of age.
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William Trobaugh passed away in December 1985 at 57 years of age. He was born on February 13, 1928. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.
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In 1928, in the year that William Trobaugh 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 1942, William was just 14 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1967, at the age of 39 years old, William was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1977, by the time he was 49 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1985, in the year of William Trobaugh's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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c. 1914 - Unknown
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c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1955 - Unknown
c. 1952 - Unknown
Aug 15, 1909 - Jan 29, 1985
Oct 13, 1914 - Apr 30, 1993
Mar 25, 1923 - Jul 16, 2009

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Dec 26, 1934 - Sep 13, 2010
Dec 31, 1928 - Feb 12, 1992
Jul 11, 1939 - April 1978
Jul 19, 1942 - Nov 14, 2003
Mar 10, 1927 - Apr 3, 1988
Jun 27, 1934 - Jul 19, 2011
Aug 5, 1930 - April 1991
Aug 11, 1923 - March 1983
Jun 24, 1902 - Mar 22, 1990
Oct 24, 1962 - Aug 31, 1994
Apr 9, 1938 - Dec 6, 2008
Dec 9, 1979 - Jan 24, 1991
Oct 12, 1956 - Sep 25, 2000
Mar 23, 1932 - Sep 22, 2006
Nov 9, 1901 - March 1973
Dec 9, 1968 - Oct 10, 1994
Aug 7, 1906 - Jul 2, 2005
Jul 28, 1923 - Apr 3, 2000
Apr 12, 1901 - December 1984
Feb 16, 1930 - May 28, 1995

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Feb 15, 1906 - Sep 12, 1994
Jul 7, 1930 - May 1970
May 20, 1928 - Jun 14, 2004
Sep 10, 1901 - Dec 28, 1989
Oct 13, 1915 - March 1974
Aug 12, 1927 - May 27, 1997
Sep 28, 1918 - August 1983
Aug 10, 1914 - September 1981
Oct 18, 1926 - May 8, 2008
May 6, 1915 - Sep 16, 1989
Dec 27, 1907 - Nov 6, 2000
Feb 18, 1916 - Jul 26, 1991
Aug 14, 1896 - Oct 6, 1987
May 1, 1929 - Jun 15, 2009
Apr 16, 1926 - May 29, 2001
Aug 12, 1905 - Aug 12, 2000
Mar 17, 1924 - Sep 15, 1989
Dec 18, 1930 - Nov 30, 2004
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