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Bessie Clancy (1906 - 1982)

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Bessie Clancy
1906 - 1982
Born
November 28, 1906
Death
March 1982
Last Known Residence
Winchester, Winchester City County, Virginia 22601
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Bessie Clancy of Winchester, Winchester City County, Virginia was born on November 28, 1906, and died at age 75 years old in March 1982.
Updated: October 3, 2011

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Bessie Clancy passed away at age 75 years old in March 1982. Bessie Clancy of Winchester, Winchester City County, Virginia was born on November 28, 1906.

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Bessie Clancy lived 4 years longer than the average Clancy family member when she died at the age of 75.
The average age of a Clancy family member is 71.
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1906 - 1982 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that Bessie Clancy was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1917, by the time she was just 11 years old, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1937, when she was 31 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1955, by the time she was 49 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1982, in the year of Bessie Clancy's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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