Henry Scherer (1894 - 1973)

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Henry Scherer
1894 - 1973
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April 24, 1894
Death
July 1973
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16512
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Henry Scherer was born on April 24, 1894. He died in July 1973 at 79 years old. We know that Henry Scherer had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16512.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Henry Scherer died in July 1973 at age 79. He was born on April 24, 1894. We have no information about Henry's family. We know that Henry Scherer had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16512.

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In 1894, in the year that Henry Scherer was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1917, Henry was 23 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1936, when he was 42 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1959, he was 65 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1973, in the year of Henry Scherer'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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