Hildegard M Shank (1906 - 2001)

Hildegard M Shank
1906 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Hildegard M Shank was born on June 2, 1906. She died on December 26, 2001 at 95 years of age. We know that Hildegard M Shank had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33308.


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Hildegard M Shank passed away on December 26, 2001 at 95 years old. She was born on June 2, 1906. We are unaware of information about Hildegard's immediate family. We know that Hildegard M Shank had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33308.
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In 1906, in the year that Hildegard M Shank was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1920, by the time she was only 14 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1937, when she was 31 years old, 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 1955, Hildegard was 49 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1998, at the age of 92 years old, Hildegard was alive when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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