Alma Nims (1886 - 1984)

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Alma Nims
1886 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Alma Nims was born on November 3, 1886. She died in September 1984 at age 97. We know that Alma Nims had been residing in Prattsburgh, Steuben County, New York 14873.


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Alma Nims passed away in September 1984 at age 97. She was born on November 3, 1886. There is no information about Alma's surviving family. We know that Alma Nims had been residing in Prattsburgh, Steuben County, New York 14873.
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In 1886, in the year that Alma Nims was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1895, she was only 9 years old when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1932, Alma was 46 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1952, by the time she was 66 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1984, in the year of Alma Nims's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Jan 21, 1924 - January 1987
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Dec 8, 1906 - March 1986
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