Charles Baker (1902 - 1971)

Charles Baker
1902 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Baker was born on December 16, 1902. He died in July 1971 at 68 years old. We know that Charles Baker had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York 10471.


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Charles Baker died in July 1971 at 68 years old. He was born on December 16, 1902. There is no information about Charles's surviving family. We know that Charles Baker had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York 10471.
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In 1902, in the year that Charles Baker was born, about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1915, Charles was merely 13 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1921, when he was 19 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1940, Charles was 38 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1971, in the year of Charles Baker's passing, 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.

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Other Charles Bakers

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Apr 4, 1922 - Unknown
around 1880 - May 2, 1917
around 1893 - Dec 18, 1918
around 1920 - Nov 20, 1941
around 1913 - Apr 27, 1943
around 1918 - Feb 20, 1942
around 1892 - May 3, 1915
around 1881 - May 16, 1915
Unknown - May 3, 1917
around 1895 - Aug 8, 1916
around 1889 - Mar 2, 1919
around 1891 - Mar 6, 1915
around 1913 - Dec 3, 1942
around 1881 - Aug 20, 1915
around 1924 - Jun 24, 1944
around 1879 - Sep 29, 1918
Unknown - Jun 30, 1946
around 1897 - Oct 7, 1916

Other Bakers

Aug 31, 1915 - August 1981
Jul 23, 1916 - December 1983
Jan 15, 1886 - October 1964
Nov 26, 1892 - July 1987
Jul 12, 1902 - July 1977
Feb 3, 1915 - February 1976
Dec 11, 1915 - Jul 14, 2003
Nov 5, 1912 - January 1987
Oct 14, 1920 - Oct 14, 2006
Oct 11, 1915 - Apr 27, 2001
Apr 4, 1916 - Sep 29, 1997
Dec 1, 1892 - July 1966
Feb 7, 1890 - January 1970
Aug 28, 1909 - June 1977
Aug 29, 1909 - November 1981
Feb 26, 1916 - January 1983
Oct 8, 1916 - August 1969
Sep 6, 1912 - Aug 22, 1989
Jan 2, 1914 - June 1993
Jan 4, 1905 - November 1987

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Dec 17, 1913 - December 1996
May 22, 1901 - December 1991
Apr 19, 1913 - April 1979
Nov 1, 1884 - December 1974
Nov 7, 1907 - Jun 21, 1991
Sep 29, 1904 - Apr 3, 1991
Nov 11, 1914 - October 1977
Oct 9, 1914 - January 1981
Feb 16, 1910 - Apr 5, 1999
Sep 24, 1908 - May 1986
Mar 24, 1908 - November 1982
Sep 16, 1919 - Aug 3, 2003
Feb 2, 1908 - Aug 21, 1991
Sep 10, 1900 - Mar 11, 1997
Nov 5, 1917 - Mar 14, 2009
Aug 8, 1905 - November 1968
Apr 13, 1917 - Feb 16, 1995
Jul 8, 1917 - Oct 12, 2007
Jun 3, 1895 - July 1976
Apr 1, 1901 - April 1985
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