Bessie Sprague (1898 - 1985)

Bessie Sprague
1898 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Sprague was born on December 21, 1898. She died in February 1985 at age 86. We know that Bessie Sprague had been residing in Saranac Lake, Franklin County, New York 12983.
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Bessie Sprague died in February 1985 at age 86. She was born on December 21, 1898. There is no information about Bessie's immediate family. We know that Bessie Sprague had been residing in Saranac Lake, Franklin County, New York 12983.
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In 1898, in the year that Bessie Sprague was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1935, at the age of 37 years old, Bessie was alive when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1969, she was 71 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1972, Bessie was 74 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1985, in the year of Bessie Sprague's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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May 31, 1937 - Apr 1, 2009
Dec 7, 1935 - Nov 6, 1988
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Sep 22, 1946 - Apr 29, 2000
Oct 28, 1946 - Oct 4, 2008
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