Helen Whalen (1920 - 1993)

Helen Whalen
1920 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Whalen was born on December 26, 1920. She died on February 10, 1993 at 72 years old. We know that Helen Whalen had been residing in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California 95051.

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Helen Whalen passed away on February 10, 1993 at 72 years of age. She was born on December 26, 1920. We are unaware of information about Helen's family. We know that Helen Whalen had been residing in Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California 95051.
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In 1920, in the year that Helen Whalen was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1937, at the age of 17 years old, Helen was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1950, when she was 30 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1963, when she was 43 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1993, in the year of Helen Whalen's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

Other Biographies

Other Helen Whalens

around 1906 - Unknown
Aug 12, 1912 - Dec 2, 1995
Jun 12, 1919 - Jun 3, 2008
Jan 4, 1922 - Aug 12, 1974
Dec 31, 1969 - May 22, 1991
Sep 15, 1912 - Nov 30, 1976
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 22, 1968
around 1927  - Jun 26, 1927
around 1879 - Dec 27, 1946
around 1901 - Aug 8, 1943
around 1887 - Jan 21, 1933
around 1894 - May 6, 1933
around 1909 - Oct 5, 1918
around 1853 - Oct 8, 1917
around 1906 - Jun 19, 1907
around 1903  - Aug 10, 1903
around 1899 - Jul 23, 1900
around 1868 - Mar 28, 1898
Oct 28, 1901 - Nov 28, 1994
Apr 1, 1907 - Sep 21, 1998

Other Whalens

Aug 24, 1921 - November 1965
Oct 5, 1920 - November 1978
Jan 25, 1940 - Sep 7, 2009
Mar 30, 1941 - May 12, 2006
Nov 6, 1940 - Feb 2, 1996
Aug 20, 1955 - Mar 12, 2007
Nov 4, 1892 - January 1983
Nov 24, 1992 - Jun 11, 2011
Jan 7, 1918 - May 5, 2008
May 30, 1909 - Jul 6, 1998
Jun 28, 1898 - November 1971
Sep 8, 1913 - June 1983
Feb 8, 1923 - July 1994
Sep 18, 1934 - Mar 2, 2008
Oct 13, 1911 - May 1993
Jan 16, 1915 - Jul 1, 2002
Feb 18, 1917 - February 1981
Oct 8, 1904 - March 1981
Jan 11, 1921 - May 22, 2011
Mar 6, 1921 - Jan 2, 2009

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Apr 6, 1910 - June 1985
Sep 27, 1900 - Dec 8, 1987
Feb 15, 1899 - July 1980
May 8, 1916 - Jun 7, 2002
Nov 4, 1896 - March 1966
Jun 24, 1905 - May 29, 2003
Mar 28, 1919 - Jul 12, 2008
Nov 14, 1917 - Jun 1, 2001
Aug 24, 1893 - November 1968
Jun 24, 1917 - September 1977
Apr 27, 1911 - Jul 20, 2009
Aug 30, 1907 - May 5, 1992
Oct 2, 1921 - Jul 21, 2006
Jun 20, 1918 - June 1985
Dec 15, 1904 - March 1976
Aug 26, 1921 - August 1977
Sep 29, 1919 - Jun 7, 1993
Sep 8, 1920 - November 1987
Mar 18, 1921 - October 1982
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