Fred Marcus Johnson
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Edna D Wiegner
Edna D Wiegner
1878 - 1957
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1901


Apr 25
Age: 26y

1920


Age: 45y
1920 • The first commercial radio station in the United States, 8MK (WWJ), begins operations in Detroit, Michigan. It is owned by the Detroit News, the first U.S. radio station owned by a newspaper.

1940


Age: 65y
1940 President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt, addressing a joint session of the U.S. Congress, asks for an extraordinary credit of approximately $900 million to finance construction of at least 50,000 airplanes per year.

1950


Jul 31
Age: 75y
1950 • West Germany decides to purge communist officials.

1950


Aug
1950 • Influential British comic Eagle is launched

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