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Charles Embry (1898 - 1981)

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Charles Embry
1898 - 1981
Born
July 29, 1898
Death
May 1981
Last Known Residence
Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio 44090
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Charles Embry of Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio was born on July 29, 1898, and died at age 82 years old in May 1981.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 7078702

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Charles Embry passed away at age 82 years old in May 1981. Charles Embry of Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio was born on July 29, 1898.

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Charles Embry lived 11 years longer than the average Embry family member when he died at the age of 82.
The average age of an Embry family member is 71.
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In 1898, in the year that Charles Embry 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 1908, when he was only 10 years old, a 7.1 earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 70,000 to 100,000 people in southern Italy and Sicily. The earthquake, lasting 30 to 40 seconds, occurred in the Strait of Messina which was between the region of Calabria (at the "toe" of Italy) and the island of Sicily and destruction from it occurred in a 186 mile radius. It was the most destructive earthquake ever to hit Europe.

In 1959, when he was 61 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1967, Charles was 69 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1981, in the year of Charles Embry's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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