Eva Shenkan (1880 - 1972)

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Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California

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1880 - In the year that Eva Shenkan was born, on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

1902 - By the time she was 22 years old, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

1920 - When she was 40 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

1936 - Eva was 56 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1972 - In the year of Eva Shenkan's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Eva Shenkan died in March 1972 at age 91. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on October 16, 1880. We are unaware of information about Eva's surviving family. We know that Eva Shenkan had been residing in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California.

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