Booker Donnellson (1893 - 1987)

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Eads, Shelby County, Tennessee

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1893 - In the year that Booker Donnellson was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

1937 - By the time he was 44 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1950 - At the age of 57 years old, Booker was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

1971 - By the time he was 78 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

1987 - In the year of Booker Donnellson's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Booker Donnellson passed away in February 1987 at 93 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on November 24, 1893. We have no information about Booker's immediate family. We know that Booker Donnellson had been residing in Eads, Shelby County, Tennessee.

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