Nathan Fell (1888 - 1970)

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Nathan Fell
1888 - 1970
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July 6, 1888
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January 1970
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Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pennsylvania 15001
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Nathan Fell was born on July 6, 1888. He died in January 1970 at 81 years old. We know that Nathan Fell had been residing in Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pennsylvania 15001.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Nathan Fell died in January 1970 at age 81. He was born on July 6, 1888. We have no information about Nathan's immediate family. We know that Nathan Fell had been residing in Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pennsylvania 15001.

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In 1888, in the year that Nathan Fell was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1922, by the time he was 34 years old, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1936, he was 48 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1952, Nathan was 64 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1970, in the year of Nathan Fell's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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