Tab Filkins

1955–2005 (Age 49)
Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life of Tab

Tab Filkins was born on 4 November 1955, in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States. He died on 16 April 2005, at the age of 49.

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World Events (3)

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 1

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 3

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.
1960

Age 5

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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