Carolyn Howe (1914 - 1985)

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Carolyn Howe
1914 - 1985
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December 7, 1914
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August 1985
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Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95818
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Carolyn Howe was born on December 7, 1914. She died in August 1985 at 70 years old. We know that Carolyn Howe had been residing in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95818.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Carolyn Howe died in August 1985 at 70 years old. She was born on December 7, 1914. There is no information about Carolyn's immediate family. We know that Carolyn Howe had been residing in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95818.

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In 1914, in the year that Carolyn Howe was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1945, by the time she was 31 years old, on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

In 1961, when she was 47 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1974, Carolyn was 60 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1985, in the year of Carolyn Howe'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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