Herschel Beckes (1895 - 1971)

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Herschel Beckes
1895 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Herschel Beckes was born on February 5, 1895. He died in August 1971 at age 76. We know that Herschel Beckes had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73129.


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Herschel Beckes passed away in August 1971 at 76 years old. He was born on February 5, 1895. There is no information about Herschel's family. We know that Herschel Beckes had been residing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 73129.
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In 1895, in the year that Herschel Beckes was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1936, at the age of 41 years old, Herschel was alive when 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 1955, by the time he was 60 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1960, by the time he was 65 years old, 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 1971, in the year of Herschel Beckes's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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James S Beckes
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Apr 22, 1906 - June 1978
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Apr 2, 1910 - July 1979
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