Frank Blake (1895 - 1966)

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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

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Clarendon Petty

Clarendon Petty

Eubie Blake and Marian McPartland

Eubie Blake and Marian McPartland

Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines

Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake, Medal of Freedom

Eubie Blake, Medal of Freedom

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Young Eubie Blake

Young Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake and Ronald Reagan

Eubie Blake and Ronald Reagan

Eubie Blake and Marion Tyler

Eubie Blake and Marion Tyler

Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle

Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle

Eubie Blake and John Denver

Eubie Blake and John Denver

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

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John Edward Carlton-Blake Clarendon Petty Eubie Blake and Marian McPartland Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines

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1895 - In the year that Frank Blake was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1926 - Frank was 31 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1945 - He was 50 years old when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

1957 - By the time he was 62 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1966 - In the year of Frank Blake'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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Frank Blake died in July 1966 at 70 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Frank. He was born on October 8, 1895. There is no information about Frank's family. We know that Frank Blake had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

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