William Blake (1921 - 1968)

William Blake
1921 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
William Blake was born on November 16, 1921. He died in April 1968 at 46 years old.


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William Blake passed away in April 1968 at 46 years old. He was born on November 16, 1921. There is no information about William's immediate family.
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In 1921, in the year that William Blake was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1934, he was only 13 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1945, William was 24 years old when on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

In 1959, he was 38 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1968, in the year of William Blake's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Other William Blakes

Unknown - Unknown
Feb 8, 1878 - May 9, 1961
around 1923 - Apr 23, 1944
around 1914 - Nov 27, 1941
around 1886 - Apr 12, 1918
around 1892 - Jan 6, 1916
around 1893 - Jun 22, 1915
around 1915 - Sep 12, 1944
around 1895 - Mar 27, 1918
around 1912 - Nov 16, 1940
around 1893 - Aug 5, 1946
around 1883 - Mar 26, 1918
around 1890 - Dec 8, 1917
1914 - Feb 20, 1942
around 1910 - Apr 11, 1943
1895 - Sep 18, 1918
around 1892 - Jul 1, 1916
around 1874 - Jul 29, 1919
around 1863 - May 19, 1916
1891 - Sep 18, 1918

Other Blakes

Oct 28, 1924 - Aug 30, 2004
Nov 10, 1923 - Jul 4, 2005
Aug 13, 1926 - Dec 3, 2010
Sep 30, 1926 - Feb 9, 2010
May 4, 1906 - March 1982
Apr 5, 1928 - Jun 15, 1992
Sep 25, 1930 - July 1979
May 11, 1931 - Jul 23, 2002
Jul 26, 1912 - Dec 31, 2009
Apr 1, 1934 - Oct 23, 1997
Jul 12, 1934 - Dec 24, 2002
Jul 10, 1892 - May 1981
Jul 20, 1926 - Jan 7, 2004
Mar 11, 1892 - January 1986
Oct 31, 1913 - Apr 22, 1995
Aug 2, 1931 - Dec 15, 1992
Dec 16, 1929 - August 1972
Jul 27, 1914 - Apr 21, 1999
Apr 10, 1894 - August 1974
Aug 23, 1944 - Jan 4, 2008

Other Bios

Oct 26, 1919 - March 1987
Apr 29, 1924 - Dec 30, 2003
Apr 1, 1923 - December 1970
Jul 3, 1924 - Oct 12, 2008
Feb 10, 1924 - Sep 18, 2001
Dec 3, 1922 - November 1968
Dec 10, 1901 - June 1975
May 28, 1923 - Feb 22, 2010
Feb 21, 1924 - December 1981
Apr 28, 1922 - Mar 27, 2005
Feb 28, 1923 - Feb 22, 1994
Apr 9, 1923 - Jul 26, 2005
Apr 22, 1921 - Sep 3, 2006
Apr 9, 1922 - Feb 23, 2010
Jan 3, 1924 - Jan 1, 2007
Sep 23, 1922 - December 1988
Feb 27, 1924 - Feb 4, 1998
Jul 2, 1904 - Aug 30, 1989
Jul 16, 1923 - Nov 2, 2006
Jan 17, 1909 - Mar 14, 1992
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