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Bamma Twitchell (1915 - 1982)

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Bamma Twitchell
1915 - 1982
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March 9, 1915
Death
March 1982
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Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida 32958
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Bamma Twitchell was born on March 9, 1915. Bamma died in March 1982 at 66 years of age. We know that Bamma Twitchell had been residing in Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida 32958.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Bamma Twitchell passed away in March 1982 at 66 years old. Bamma was born on March 9, 1915. We are unaware of information about Bamma's family or relationships. We know that Bamma Twitchell had been residing in Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida 32958.
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In 1915, in the year that Bamma Twitchell was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1936, Bamma was 21 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1947, at the age of 32 years old, Bamma was alive when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1962, at the age of 47 years old, Bamma was alive when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1982, in the year of Bamma Twitchell's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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