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Kit Kincaid (1883 - 1975)

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Kit Kincaid
1883 - 1975
Born
February 25, 1883
Death
January 1975
Last Known Residence
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois 62525
Summary
Kit Kincaid of Decatur, Macon County, Illinois was born on February 25, 1883, and died at age 91 years old in January 1975.
Updated: November 2, 2011
Biography ID: 48141780

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Decatur, Macon County, Illinois 62525
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Kit Kincaid passed away at age 91 years old in January 1975. Kit Kincaid of Decatur, Macon County, Illinois was born on February 25, 1883.

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Kit Kincaid lived 19 years longer than the average Kincaid family member when they died at the age of 91.
The average age of a Kincaid family member is 72.
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1883 - 1975 World Events

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In 1883, in the year that Kit Kincaid was born, on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

In 1919, when this person was 36 years old, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1940, when this person was 57 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1961, when this person was 78 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1975, in the year of Kit Kincaid's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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