Henry Blevins

(1899 - 1982)

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Henry Blevins
1899 - 1982
Born
February 6, 1899
Death
October 1982
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Whitesburg, Hamblen County, Tennessee 37891
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Henry Blevins was born on February 6, 1899. He died in October 1982 at age 83. We know that Henry Blevins had been residing in Whitesburg, Hamblen County, Tennessee 37891.
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Henry Blevins passed away in October 1982 at 83 years of age. He was born on February 6, 1899. There is no information about Henry's family. We know that Henry Blevins had been residing in Whitesburg, Hamblen County, Tennessee 37891.

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In 1899, in the year that Henry Blevins was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1927, when he was 28 years old, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1951, at the age of 52 years old, Henry was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1960, he was 61 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1982, in the year of Henry Blevins's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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