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Fred Diercks (1895 - 1973)

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Fred Diercks
1895 - 1973
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August 28, 1895
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March 1973
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Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa 52761
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Fred Diercks was born on August 28, 1895. He died in March 1973 at 77 years old. We know that Fred Diercks had been residing in Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa 52761.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Fred Diercks died in March 1973 at 77 years old. He was born on August 28, 1895. We have no information about Fred's family or relationships. We know that Fred Diercks had been residing in Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa 52761.
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In 1895, in the year that Fred Diercks was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1907, he was merely 12 years old when in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1926, when he was 31 years old, 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%).

In 1954, he was 59 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1973, in the year of Fred Diercks's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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