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Fay Blankenbeker (1889 - 1966)

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Fay Blankenbeker
1889 - 1966
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May 8, 1889
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May 1966
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Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana 46176
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Fay Blankenbeker was born on May 8, 1889. She died in May 1966 at 76 years old. We know that Fay Blankenbeker had been residing in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana 46176.
Updated: October 8, 2011
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Fay Blankenbeker passed away in May 1966 at 76 years of age. She was born on May 8, 1889. We have no information about Fay's immediate family. We know that Fay Blankenbeker had been residing in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana 46176.
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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 F├╝hrer of Nazi Germany. He presided over the death of millions of civilians as well as leading Germany through World War II.

In 1903, at the age of merely 14 years old, Fay was alive when the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

In 1914, when she was 25 years old, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1953, she was 64 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

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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