Aubrey James Vanjoolen (1895 - 1966)

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Aubrey James Vanjoolen
1895 - 1966
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1895
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1966
Ment, Australia
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Ment, Australia
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Aubrey James Vanjoolen was born in 1895. He was born to Hendrick Vanjoolen and Louise Meyers Vanjoolen. He died in 1966 in Ment, Australia at 71 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Aubrey James Vanjoolen died in 1966 in Ment, Australia at age 71. He was born in 1895. He was born to Hendrick Vanjoolen and Louise Meyers Vanjoolen.

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In 1895, in the year that Aubrey James Vanjoolen was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1907, by the time he was just 12 years old, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1929, he was 34 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1950, by the time he was 55 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1966, in the year of Aubrey James Vanjoolen's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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