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Vance Grubb (1890 - 1970)

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Vance Grubb
1890 - 1970
Born
September 7, 1890
Death
December 1970
Last Known Residence
Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma 73062
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Vance Grubb of Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma was born on September 7, 1890, and died at age 80 years old in December 1970.
Updated: November 7, 2011
Biography ID: 65796275

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Vance Grubb passed away at age 80 years old in December 1970. Vance Grubb of Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma was born on September 7, 1890.

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Vance Grubb lived 8 years longer than the average Grubb family member when he died at the age of 80.
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1890 - 1970 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Vance Grubb was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1936, Vance was 46 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 1948, Vance was 58 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1961, he was 71 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1970, in the year of Vance Grubb's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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