Beatrice Bishop (1907 - 1986)

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Shaw, Bolivar County, Mississippi

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1907 - In the year that Beatrice Bishop was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

1945 - She was 38 years old when on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

1973 - Beatrice was 66 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1982 - At the age of 75 years old, Beatrice was alive when 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".

1986 - In the year of Beatrice Bishop's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Beatrice Bishop passed away in January 1986 at 78 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on November 23, 1907. We have no information about Beatrice's surviving family. We know that Beatrice Bishop had been residing in Shaw, Bolivar County, Mississippi.

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