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Ella Benning (1894 - 1985)

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Ella Benning
1894 - 1985
Born
January 19, 1894
Death
November 1985
Last Known Residence
Orchard Park, Erie County, New York 14127
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Ella Benning of Orchard Park, Erie County, New York was born on January 19, 1894, and died at age 91 years old in November 1985.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 9539691

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Orchard Park, Erie County, New York 14127
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January 19, 1894
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Ella Benning passed away at age 91 years old in November 1985. Ella Benning of Orchard Park, Erie County, New York was born on January 19, 1894.

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Ella Benning lived 18 years longer than the average Benning family member when she died at the age of 91.
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1894 - 1985 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Ella Benning was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1908, when she was merely 14 years old, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1942, by the time she was 48 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1967, when she was 73 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1985, in the year of Ella Benning's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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