Bessie Lucas (1904 - 1985)

Bessie Lucas
1904 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Lucas was born on November 30, 1904. She died in December 1985 at 81 years of age. We know that Bessie Lucas had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38126.
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Bessie Lucas died in December 1985 at 81 years of age. She was born on November 30, 1904. We have no information about Bessie's family or relationships. We know that Bessie Lucas had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38126.
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In 1904, in the year that Bessie Lucas was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1929, when she was 25 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1944, by the time she was 40 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1975, she was 71 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1985, in the year of Bessie Lucas's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Sep 23, 1904 - Sep 30, 1987
Feb 18, 1903 - Jun 26, 1995
Jan 26, 1892 - July 1970
Jan 17, 1906 - August 1983
Sep 9, 1902 - August 1972
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Oct 7, 1902 - Jul 24, 1996
Dec 15, 1913 - Jan 15, 2006
Jan 17, 1917 - Mar 11, 1998
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