Enga Forbes (1908 - 1990)

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Drew Forbes

Drew Forbes

Drew Forbes

Drew Forbes

Larry Franklin Forbes

Larry Franklin Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

Aynsley Stuart Forbes

George & Elizabeth (Sivewright) Murrary

George & Elizabeth (Sivewright) Murrary

Sergeant Aynsley S Forbes, 1940

Sergeant Aynsley S Forbes, 1940

Edwin Forbes drawing of a Zouave soldier, Civil War

Edwin Forbes drawing of a Zouave soldier, Civil War

Riley Forbes

Riley Forbes

Riley Forbes

Riley Forbes

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GGG GRAND MOTHER & FATHER

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1908 - In the year that Enga Forbes was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

1915 - At the age of merely 7 years old, Enga was alive when The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

1927 - This person was 19 years old when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

1965 - At the age of 57 years old, Enga was alive when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

1990 - In the year of Enga Forbes's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Enga Forbes died in November 1990 at 82 years old. There is no known cause of death for Enga. Enga was born on July 31, 1908. There is no information about Enga's family.

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