Fred Ellis (1893 - 1987)

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Boise, Ada County, Idaho

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1893 - In the year that Fred Ellis was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

1922 - By the time he was 29 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1970 - Fred was 77 years old when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

1980 - When he was 87 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1987 - In the year of Fred Ellis's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Fred Ellis passed away in April 1987 at 93 years old. There is no known cause of death for Fred. He was born on October 22, 1893. There is no information about Fred's immediate family. We know that Fred Ellis had been residing in Boise, Ada County, Idaho.

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