Carolyn Howe (1879 - 1966)

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Carolyn Howe
1879 - 1966
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July 3, 1879
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May 1966
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San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94123
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Carolyn Howe was born on July 3, 1879. She died in May 1966 at age 86. We know that Carolyn Howe had been residing in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94123.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Carolyn Howe died in May 1966 at age 86. She was born on July 3, 1879. We have no information about Carolyn's immediate family. We know that Carolyn Howe had been residing in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94123.

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In 1879, in the year that Carolyn Howe was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1899, when she was 20 years old, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1928, she was 49 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1939, Carolyn was 60 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1966, in the year of Carolyn Howe's passing, 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.

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