Bessie I Towles (1916 - 2008)

Bessie I Towles
1916 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie I Towles was born on May 30, 1916. She died on November 9, 2008 at age 92. We know that Bessie I Towles had been residing in Orrville, Wayne County, Ohio 44667.


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Bessie I Towles died on November 9, 2008 at 92 years old. She was born on May 30, 1916. We have no information about Bessie's family. We know that Bessie I Towles had been residing in Orrville, Wayne County, Ohio 44667.
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In 1916, in the year that Bessie I Towles was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1925, when she was only 9 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1948, Bessie was 32 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 1977, by the time she was 61 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1985, when she was 69 years old, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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