Bessie Ellen Sprague (1920 - 2006)

Bessie Ellen Sprague
1920 - 2006
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Ellen Sprague was born on August 19, 1920. She died on November 9, 2006 at 86 years of age. We know that Bessie Ellen Sprague had been residing in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95355.
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Bessie Ellen Sprague passed away on November 9, 2006 at 86 years old. She was born on August 19, 1920. There is no information about Bessie's surviving family. We know that Bessie Ellen Sprague had been residing in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95355.
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In 1920, in the year that Bessie Ellen Sprague was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1948, she was 28 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1957, she was 37 years old 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 1968, when she was 48 years old, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1987, by the time she was 67 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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