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Katherine Baldus (1895 - 1968)

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Katherine Baldus
1895 - 1968
Born
May 23, 1895
Death
December 1968
Last Known Residence
Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02633
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Katherine Baldus of Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts was born on May 23, 1895, and died at age 73 years old in December 1968.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 3821555

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Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02633
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Katherine Baldus passed away at age 73 years old in December 1968. Katherine Baldus of Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts was born on May 23, 1895.

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In 1895, in the year that Katherine Baldus was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1903, Katherine was just 8 years old when the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1944, she was 49 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1959, she was 64 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 1968, in the year of Katherine Baldus's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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