Donovan Daskam (1899 - 1985)

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Donovan Daskam
1899 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Donovan Daskam was born on July 7, 1899. He died in February 1985 at 85 years of age. We know that Donovan Daskam had been residing in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota.


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Donovan Daskam died in February 1985 at 85 years of age. He was born on July 7, 1899. We are unaware of information about Donovan's surviving family. We know that Donovan Daskam had been residing in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota.
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In 1899, in the year that Donovan Daskam was born, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1918, he was 19 years old when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1926, Donovan was 27 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 1957, by the time he was 58 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1985, in the year of Donovan Daskam's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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