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Barbara J Hilliard (1924 - 2008)

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Barbara J Hilliard
1924 - 2008
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October 22, 1924
Death
January 18, 2008
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Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01832
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Barbara J Hilliard was born on October 22, 1924. She died on January 18, 2008 at age 83. We know that Barbara J Hilliard had been residing in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01832.
Updated: October 3, 2011
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Barbara J Hilliard passed away on January 18, 2008 at 83 years old. She was born on October 22, 1924. There is no information about Barbara's immediate family. We know that Barbara J Hilliard had been residing in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01832.
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In 1924, in the year that Barbara J Hilliard was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1936, she was just 12 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 1954, at the age of 30 years old, Barbara was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1982, by the time she was 58 years old, 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".

In 1990, she was 66 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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