Katherine Marks

(1899 - 1966)

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Katherine Marks
1899 - 1966
Born
September 24, 1899
Death
October 15, 1966
Last Known Residence
Navasota, Grimes County, Texas 77868
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Katherine Marks was born on September 24, 1899. She died on October 15, 1966 at age 67. We know that Katherine Marks had been residing in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas 77868.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Katherine Marks passed away on October 15, 1966 at age 67. She was born on September 24, 1899. We have no information about Katherine's immediate family. We know that Katherine Marks had been residing in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas 77868.

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In 1899, in the year that Katherine Marks 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 1924, she was 25 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1949, at the age of 50 years old, Katherine was alive when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1950, she was 51 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1966, in the year of Katherine Marks's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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