Waltraud M Corkill (1937 - 2003)

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Reno, Washoe County, Nevada

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1937 - In the year that Waltraud M Corkill was born, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1945 - By the time she was merely 8 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1962 - Waltraud was 25 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1966 - She was 29 years old when 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.

1970 - She was 33 years old when 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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Waltraud M Corkill died on September 28, 2003 at 65 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Waltraud. She was born on October 27, 1937. There is no information about Waltraud's family or relationships. We know that Waltraud M Corkill had been residing in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada.

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