Columbus Austin (1890 - 1967)

Columbus Austin
1890 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Columbus Austin was born on December 25, 1890. He died in May 1967 at age 76. We know that Columbus Austin had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21217.
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Columbus Austin died in May 1967 at 76 years old. He was born on December 25, 1890. We have no information about Columbus's surviving family. We know that Columbus Austin had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21217.
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In 1890, in the year that Columbus Austin was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1907, when he was 17 years old, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1948, he was 58 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1955, he was 65 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1967, in the year of Columbus Austin's passing, 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.

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Dec 31, 1969 - May 15, 1967
Jun 18, 1908 - December 1974
Jan 1, 1905 - Nov 4, 1993
Dec 11, 1920 - December 1979
Jul 16, 1889 - April 1979
Dec 10, 1902 - December 1968
Feb 14, 1956 - May 7, 2006
Jun 20, 1919 - Sep 11, 2006
Apr 17, 1939 - September 1981
Nov 23, 1893 - December 1975
Dec 14, 1892 - May 1952
Jan 25, 1969 - Feb 13, 1996

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Nov 21, 1909 - Jan 2, 1989
May 13, 1906 - Jan 14, 2001
Apr 5, 1912 - May 1980
Oct 25, 1931 - Aug 27, 2000
Jun 8, 1914 - Jan 4, 1999
Mar 19, 1909 - December 1964
Nov 23, 1918 - September 1982
Oct 18, 1902 - November 1983
Jun 17, 1912 - January 1955
Nov 19, 1915 - Aug 4, 1999
Nov 6, 1923 - Aug 1, 1986
Jun 26, 1922 - Dec 3, 1985
Aug 15, 1909 - November 1980
Jul 26, 1923 - March 1992
Aug 9, 1922 - Jun 29, 2010
Feb 24, 1904 - December 1971
Jun 28, 1913 - August 1992
Jun 9, 1926 - Aug 15, 2007
May 18, 1926 - Feb 26, 2006
Jul 17, 1922 - Mar 28, 2002

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Mar 27, 1889 - September 1963
Sep 11, 1899 - June 1969
Jan 3, 1907 - May 1972
Dec 25, 1910 - Oct 7, 1994
Aug 29, 1917 - October 1981
Aug 10, 1911 - Nov 22, 1976
Jul 27, 1906 - April 1984
Jul 2, 1912 - March 1970
Apr 14, 1920 - July 1990
Jun 13, 1920 - September 1986
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Jun 4, 1914 - February 1983
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