William Sohne

1 January 1924–5 April 1985 (Age 61)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of William

William Sohne was born on 1 January 1924, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 5 April 1985, in Mount Pleasant, Titus, Texas, United States, at the age of 61.

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1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 1

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 
1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Soin, Soinne:1. nickname for an unfortunate or unhappy person, from Old French soigne, soing ‘sorrow’, ‘care’. 2. habitational name from Soinne in Celles, in the province of Namur.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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