Blanche Chipman (1883 - 1972)

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Blanche Chipman
1883 - 1972
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March 18, 1883
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June 1972
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Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88001
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Blanche Chipman was born on March 18, 1883. She died in June 1972 at 89 years old. We know that Blanche Chipman had been residing in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88001.
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Blanche Chipman died in June 1972 at age 89. She was born on March 18, 1883. We are unaware of information about Blanche's family. We know that Blanche Chipman had been residing in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88001.

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In 1883, in the year that Blanche Chipman was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

In 1897, when she was merely 14 years old, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1916, by the time she was 33 years old, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1953, she was 70 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1972, in the year of Blanche Chipman's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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