Bertina Pettigrew (1894 - 1979)

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Bertina Pettigrew
1894 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Bertina Pettigrew was born on September 8, 1894. She died in June 1979 at age 84. We know that Bertina Pettigrew had been residing in Midland, Midland County, Texas 79701.


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Bertina Pettigrew passed away in June 1979 at age 84. She was born on September 8, 1894. There is no information about Bertina's family or relationships. We know that Bertina Pettigrew had been residing in Midland, Midland County, Texas 79701.
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In 1894, in the year that Bertina Pettigrew was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1901, when she was merely 7 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1922, by the time she was 28 years old, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1956, she was 62 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1979, in the year of Bertina Pettigrew's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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