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George E Ehmke (1914 - 1995)

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George E Ehmke
1914 - 1995
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November 15, 1914
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June 5, 1995
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Angola, Erie County, New York 14006
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George E Ehmke was born on November 15, 1914. He died on June 5, 1995 at age 80. We know that George E Ehmke had been residing in Angola, Erie County, New York 14006.
Updated: October 5, 2011
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George E Ehmke passed away on June 5, 1995 at 80 years old. He was born on November 15, 1914. We have no information about George's surviving family. We know that George E Ehmke had been residing in Angola, Erie County, New York 14006.
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In 1914, in the year that George E Ehmke was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1940, George was 26 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1961, he was 47 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1986, at the age of 72 years old, George was alive when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1995, in the year of George E Ehmke's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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