Ernst Rentsch (1865 - 1950)

Ernst Rentsch
1865 - 1950
updated February 06, 2019
Ernst Rentsch was born in 1865. He was born to Johann Rentsch and Magdalene Burger Rentsch. He died in 1950 in Hton, Australia at 85 years old.
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Ernst Rentsch passed away in 1950 in Hton, Australia at 85 years old. He was born in 1865. He was born to Johann Rentsch and Magdalene Burger Rentsch.
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In 1865, in the year that Ernst Rentsch was born, on April 14th, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while attending a comedy at Ford's Theatre - Our American Cousin - in Washington, D.C. Actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot him 4 days after Lee had surrendered. The President died the next day. At almost the same time that Lincoln was shot, US Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family were attacked at home by another conspirator and Confederate sympathizer.

In 1879, Ernst was merely 14 years old when on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1893, when he was 28 years old, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1928, by the time he was 63 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1950, in the year of Ernst Rentsch's passing, 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.

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