Catherine Sheldon (1910 - 1991)

Catherine Sheldon
1910 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Catherine Sheldon was born on August 26, 1910. She died in June 1991 at age 80.

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Catherine Sheldon died in June 1991 at 80 years old. She was born on August 26, 1910. We are unaware of information about Catherine's immediate family.
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In 1910, in the year that Catherine Sheldon was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1963, she was 53 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1979, at the age of 69 years old, Catherine was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1980, by the time she was 70 years old, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1991, in the year of Catherine Sheldon's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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1877 - 1957
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Jan 10, 1902 - Jun 16, 1955
around 1861 - Jul 7, 1926
around 1877 - Jul 27, 1902
around 1860 - Feb 21, 1945
around 1876 - Sep 30, 1925
Sep 4, 1900 - April 1993
Sep 13, 1910 - August 1981
Jan 27, 1910 - Jan 7, 1989
Apr 18, 1920 - Feb 26, 2007

Other Sheldons

Jan 22, 1921 - May 2, 2001
Mar 7, 1928 - February 1977
May 2, 1886 - April 1973
Apr 12, 1900 - December 1971
Oct 8, 1912 - Sep 13, 2000
Jul 14, 1907 - Jul 4, 1995
Apr 29, 1917 - Oct 30, 2002
Apr 8, 1909 - December 1978
Jun 16, 1900 - March 1981
May 1, 1875 - May 1963
Sep 13, 1905 - May 1975
Jun 22, 1916 - Nov 1, 1998
Feb 16, 1922 - Jul 25, 1996
May 26, 1929 - May 29, 2008
Oct 17, 1927 - Jun 13, 2002
May 14, 1937 - Mar 20, 1993
Dec 28, 1956 - June 1979
Feb 21, 1913 - December 1965
May 1, 1918 - Mar 17, 1988
Oct 2, 1922 - Jul 30, 2009

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Mar 31, 1897 - November 1976
Jul 2, 1897 - January 1983
Dec 9, 1911 - Apr 20, 2010
Feb 3, 1892 - May 1979
Feb 12, 1911 - Dec 25, 2010
Sep 7, 1901 - Feb 21, 2002
May 15, 1904 - September 1966
Dec 13, 1909 - Jan 31, 1998
Sep 24, 1905 - July 1983
Jun 4, 1890 - February 1981
Mar 9, 1916 - Nov 1, 2003
Jan 21, 1915 - May 16, 2001
Dec 6, 1891 - September 1969
May 11, 1902 - June 1987
Jul 4, 1913 - Jul 18, 2008
Apr 15, 1910 - October 1970
May 1, 1916 - Nov 27, 2010
Oct 12, 1900 - May 1984
Feb 8, 1902 - February 1992
Apr 23, 1906 - November 1979
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