Nora Whetsel (1890 - 1969)

Nora Whetsel
1890 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Nora Whetsel was born on September 22, 1890. She died in December 1969 at age 79. We know that Nora Whetsel had been residing in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15401.
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Nora Whetsel passed away in December 1969 at 79 years old. She was born on September 22, 1890. We are unaware of information about Nora's immediate family. We know that Nora Whetsel had been residing in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15401.
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In 1890, in the year that Nora Whetsel was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1907, she was 17 years old when the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1949, at the age of 59 years old, Nora 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 1956, by the time she was 66 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1969, in the year of Nora Whetsel's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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