Bessie B Sprague (1893 - 1988)

Bessie B Sprague
1893 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie B Sprague was born on October 11, 1893. She died on September 12, 1988 at 94 years old. We know that Bessie B Sprague had been residing in Medford, Burlington County, New Jersey 08055.
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Bessie B Sprague died on September 12, 1988 at age 94. She was born on October 11, 1893. There is no information about Bessie's immediate family. We know that Bessie B Sprague had been residing in Medford, Burlington County, New Jersey 08055.
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In 1893, in the year that Bessie B Sprague was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1939, Bessie was 46 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1969, when she was 76 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1973, when she was 80 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1988, in the year of Bessie B Sprague's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Dec 19, 1924 - Feb 25, 1993
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Nov 13, 1895 - February 1973
Oct 14, 1962 - March 1989
Apr 3, 1883 - September 1973
Aug 5, 1904 - January 1988
Dec 10, 1940 - Jul 3, 2006
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Dec 12, 1913 - Feb 24, 1995
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