Michael Henham King

(1918 - 1943)

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Michael Henham King
1918 - 1943
Born
c. 1918
Death
November 26, 1943
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Michael Henham King was born c. 1918. He died on November 26, 1943 at 25 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Michael Henham King
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Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. Grave 7. H. 11-14. in Germany
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Service number: 127784
Rank: Flying Officer
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: 103 Sqdn.
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Michael Henham King passed away on November 26, 1943 at 25 years old. He was buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Coll. Grave 7. H. 11-14., Germany. He was born c. 1918. We have no information about Michael's family or relationships.

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In 1918, in the year that Michael Henham King was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1923, he was only 5 years old when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1926, Michael was only 8 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1938, he was 20 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1943, in the year of Michael Henham King's passing, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

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