Edwin C Brooks (1914 - 1996)

Edwin C Brooks
1914 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin C Brooks was born on August 29, 1914. He died on October 30, 1996 at 82 years of age. We know that Edwin C Brooks had been residing in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45238.
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Edwin C Brooks passed away on October 30, 1996 at 82 years of age. He was born on August 29, 1914. We are unaware of information about Edwin's immediate family. We know that Edwin C Brooks had been residing in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45238.
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In 1914, in the year that Edwin C Brooks was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1960, at the age of 46 years old, Edwin was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1970, at the age of 56 years old, Edwin was alive when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1983, by the time he was 69 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1996, in the year of Edwin C Brooks's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Other Edwin Brookses

c. 1894 - Aug 26, 1940
c. 1911 - Oct 23, 1944
c. 1920 - Jun 1, 1941
c. 1892 - Sep 15, 1916
c. 1897 - Mar 23, 1918
c. 1897 - Sep 6, 1915
c. 1916 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1916 - Unknown
c. 1916 - Unknown
c. 1909 - Unknown
c. 1908 - Unknown
c. 1917 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1912 - Unknown
c. 1909 - Unknown

Other Brookses

Dec 7, 1909 - Dec 21, 1983
Aug 21, 1912 - Dec 22, 1992
Sep 29, 1897 - July 1978
May 24, 1896 - Jul 7, 1984
Aug 23, 1902 - Jan 4, 1995
Nov 2, 1910 - December 1986
Aug 8, 1916 - November 1985
Jan 28, 1906 - Sep 4, 1989
Mar 1, 1893 - Mar 14, 1984
Jan 11, 1904 - July 1968
Jul 24, 1913 - March 1974
Jul 12, 1891 - February 1986
Dec 16, 1887 - November 1975
Oct 22, 1890 - May 1969
Dec 24, 1907 - Mar 9, 1993
Apr 19, 1905 - Nov 23, 2006
Sep 5, 1905 - July 1986
Sep 1, 1908 - February 1982
Feb 9, 1898 - November 1972
Sep 5, 1907 - February 1973

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Dec 16, 1913 - Apr 3, 1997
Oct 7, 1905 - May 2, 1998
Jun 20, 1910 - Jan 5, 1992
Jun 19, 1900 - December 1968
Feb 15, 1911 - May 2, 1995
Apr 7, 1910 - Sep 25, 1994
May 24, 1899 - Dec 1, 1991
Jun 5, 1902 - December 1954
Oct 20, 1908 - August 1977
Dec 19, 1914 - Oct 27, 1990
Dec 12, 1909 - September 1965
Nov 4, 1915 - Oct 18, 1997
Feb 4, 1917 - Feb 14, 2005
Feb 22, 1919 - Feb 14, 2000
Apr 16, 1912 - Oct 27, 2000
Apr 6, 1892 - Nov 28, 1976
Feb 2, 1915 - Sep 2, 1997
Apr 8, 1900 - August 1982
Feb 24, 1896 - January 1978
Mar 23, 1913 - Nov 7, 2004
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