Bessie Brown (1893 - 1977)

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Bessie Brown
1893 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Brown was born on August 18, 1893. She died in June 1977 at 83 years old. We know that Bessie Brown had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33319.


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Bessie Brown died in June 1977 at age 83. She was born on August 18, 1893. There is no information about Bessie's surviving family. We know that Bessie Brown had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida 33319.
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In 1893, in the year that Bessie Brown was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1939, she was 46 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1946, when she was 53 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1957, at the age of 64 years old, Bessie was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1977, in the year of Bessie Brown's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Carlton, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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Aug 28, 1950 - Mar 2, 2006
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Sep 21, 1947 - May 28, 2000
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Aug 13, 1942 - Apr 15, 1992
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Jul 31, 1862 - August 1967
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Aug 23, 1946 - Oct 22, 2008
Conway, NC
Charles E Brown
Aug 28, 1948 - Dec 23, 1994
Charleston, WV
Stuart R Brown
Sep 20, 1946 - Aug 17, 1988
Mc Lean, VA
T Brown
Mar 28, 1955 - May 1989
Mary J Brown
Jan 20, 1948 - Nov 11, 1996
Bristol, VA
J G Brown
Jul 11, 1950 - March 1991
Ida Brown
May 4, 1909 - October 1987
Spotsylvania, Virginia
Florence E Brown
Jun 23, 1912 - Apr 20, 2004
Bluefield, VA
Willie Brown
Nov 2, 1890 - March 1974
Arlington, Virginia
Elizabeth M Brown
Nov 5, 1914 - Jan 18, 1995
Winchester, VA
Essie M Brown
Feb 24, 1949 - Jul 4, 1998
Alice R Brown
Dec 6, 1922 - May 16, 1997
Waynesboro, GA
Bell Brown
Jul 1, 1883 - August 1985
Emporia, Virginia
Lucy Brown
May 15, 1897 - February 1983
Chesapeake, Virginia
Sylvia A Brown
Sep 25, 1949 - Dec 15, 1999
Suffolk, VA
Martha Brown
Sep 15, 1883 - September 1973
Newport News, Virginia

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