World’s oldest man dies aged 112 yrs:
Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, who was certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest man, has dies aged 112.
The former musician and coal miner died at a nursing home in New York.
Nicknamed “Shorty,” Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died in June at age 116.
Sanchez-Blazquez was born June 8, 1901, in the village of El Tejado de Bejar, Spain. He moved to Cuba at 17, then to the United States in 1920 where he worked the coal mines of Lynch, Kentucky. He eventually moved to New York.
He had two children, seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
His wife, Pearl, died in 1988.