Jasper Richard Caviness

14 Jun 1887 - 11 Aug 1954

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Jasper Richard Caviness

14 Jun 1887 - 11 Aug 1954
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The burial record of Jasper Richard Caviness. Cemetery: Fort Smith National Cemetery, Location: Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. Birth: 14 Jun 1887, Death: 11 Aug 1954.

Life Information

Jasper Richard Caviness

Born:
Died:

Fort Smith National Cemetery

522 Garland Ave
Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. SMITH NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION 2 SITE 1044
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftsmith.asp
Address: 522 GARLAND AVENUE AND SOUTH 6TH ST FORT SMITH, AR 72901
Phone: (479) 783-5345
VA ID: 773402

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II,WORLD WAR I

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M/SGT - US ARMY - WORLD WAR I, WORLD WAR II

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II,WORLD WAR I

Plot

SECTION 2 SITE 1044

Life timeline of Jasper Richard Caviness

1887
Jasper Richard Caviness was born on 14 Jun 1887
Jasper Richard Caviness was 9 years old when George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.
Jasper Richard Caviness was 17 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Jasper Richard Caviness was 27 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Jasper Richard Caviness was 42 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Jasper Richard Caviness was 43 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Jasper Richard Caviness was 57 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Jasper Richard Caviness died on 11 Aug 1954 at the age of 67

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