Belle Ferguson

(1880 - 1967)

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Belle Ferguson
1880 - 1967
Born
January 1, 1880
Death
October 1967
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Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40211
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Belle Ferguson was born on January 1, 1880. She died in October 1967 at age 87. We know that Belle Ferguson had been residing in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40211.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Belle Ferguson passed away in October 1967 at age 87. She was born on January 1, 1880. There is no information about Belle's surviving family. We know that Belle Ferguson had been residing in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40211.

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In 1880, in the year that Belle Ferguson was born, in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

In 1909, Belle was 29 years old when the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1943, at the age of 63 years old, Belle was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1959, she was 79 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1967, in the year of Belle Ferguson's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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