Edward Henry Blackbourn (1910 - 1966)

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Heidelberg, Australia

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Heidelberg, Australia

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Family

Father: Henry Blackbourn
Mother: Florence Emma Stock Blackbourn

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Henry

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1910 - In the year that Edward Henry Blackbourn was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

1914 - When he was only 4 years old, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1947 - He was 37 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1950 - At the age of 40 years old, Edward was alive when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

1966 - In the year of Edward Henry Blackbourn's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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Edward Henry Blackbourn died in 1966 in Heidelberg, Australia at age 56. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1910. He was born to Henry Blackbourn and Florence Emma Stock Blackbourn, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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