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Nathan Hearst (1891 - 1966)

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Nathan Hearst
1891 - 1966
Born
February 28, 1891
Death
December 1966
Last Known Residence
Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts 01902
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Nathan Hearst of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts was born on February 28, 1891, and died at age 75 years old in December 1966.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 5331587

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Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts 01902
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Nathan Hearst passed away at age 75 years old in December 1966. Nathan Hearst of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts was born on February 28, 1891.

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1891 - 1966 World Events

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In 1891, in the year that Nathan Hearst was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1910, at the age of 19 years old, Nathan was alive when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1944, Nathan was 53 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 1950, at the age of 59 years old, Nathan was alive when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1966, in the year of Nathan Hearst's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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