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Blanche M Kregenow (1898 - 1995)

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Blanche M Kregenow
1898 - 1995
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June 5, 1898
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June 30, 1995
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Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44129
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Blanche M Kregenow was born on June 5, 1898. She died on June 30, 1995 at age 97. We know that Blanche M Kregenow had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44129.
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Blanche M Kregenow passed away on June 30, 1995 at age 97. She was born on June 5, 1898. We are unaware of information about Blanche's surviving family. We know that Blanche M Kregenow had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44129.
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In 1898, in the year that Blanche M Kregenow was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1939, by the time she was 41 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1942, when she was 44 years old, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1968, by the time she was 70 years old, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1995, in the year of Blanche M Kregenow's passing, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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