Bessie Lydon (1920 - 1993)

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Bessie Lydon
1920 - 1993
August 27, 1920
December 25, 1993
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Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 01432
Bessie Lydon was born on August 27, 1920. She died on December 25, 1993 at 73 years of age. We know that Bessie Lydon had been residing in Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 01432.
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Bessie Lydon passed away on December 25, 1993 at age 73. She was born on August 27, 1920. There is no information about Bessie's family or relationships. We know that Bessie Lydon had been residing in Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 01432.

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In 1920, in the year that Bessie Lydon was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1959, at the age of 39 years old, Bessie was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, by the time she was 46 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1989, by the time she was 69 years old, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1993, in the year of Bessie Lydon's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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