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Fay Blankenbeker (1889 - 1966)

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Fay Blankenbeker
1889 - 1966
Born
May 8, 1889
Death
May 1966
Last Known Residence
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana 46176
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Fay Blankenbeker of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana was born on May 8, 1889, and died at age 77 years old in May 1966.
Updated: October 8, 2011
Biography ID: 37307480

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Fay Blankenbeker passed away at age 77 years old in May 1966. Fay Blankenbeker of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana was born on May 8, 1889.

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Fay Blankenbeker lived 5 years longer than the average Blankenbeker family member when she died at the age of 76.
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1889 - 1966 World Events

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In 1889, in the year that Fay Blankenbeker was born, on April 20th, Adolf Hitler was born in Austria-Hungary - now Austria. In his early 30's, he began his rise to power in German politics, eventually becoming the leader of the Nazi Party and Führer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1893, she was merely 4 years old when 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 1913, by the time she was 24 years old, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1947, by the time she was 58 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1966, in the year of Fay Blankenbeker's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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