Charles Skaggs (1910 - 1985)

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Charles Skaggs
1910 - 1985
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July 9, 1910
Death
May 1985
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Tuttle, Grady County, Oklahoma 73089
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Charles Skaggs was born on July 9, 1910. He died in May 1985 at 74 years of age. We know that Charles Skaggs had been residing in Tuttle, Grady County, Oklahoma 73089.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Charles Skaggs died in May 1985 at 74 years old. He was born on July 9, 1910. We have no information about Charles's surviving family. We know that Charles Skaggs had been residing in Tuttle, Grady County, Oklahoma 73089.

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In 1910, in the year that Charles Skaggs was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1926, Charles was 16 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1953, at the age of 43 years old, Charles was alive when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1962, he was 52 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1985, in the year of Charles Skaggs's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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