Cecilia Holmes (1912 - 1981)

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Cecilia Holmes
1912 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Cecilia Holmes was born on September 13, 1912. She died in February 1981 at age 68. We know that Cecilia Holmes had been residing in Lake Stevens, Snohomish County, Washington 98258.


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Cecilia Holmes passed away in February 1981 at 68 years of age. She was born on September 13, 1912. We are unaware of information about Cecilia's surviving family. We know that Cecilia Holmes had been residing in Lake Stevens, Snohomish County, Washington 98258.
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1912 - 1981 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Cecilia Holmes was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1948, Cecilia was 36 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1965, she was 53 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1974, Cecilia was 62 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 1981, in the year of Cecilia Holmes's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Jul 5, 1904 - Feb 7, 2000
Tacoma, WA
James Perry Holmes
Jun 26, 1943 - Mar 12, 2009
Santa Clara, California
William R Holmes
May 2, 1942 - Jun 16, 1997
Tampa, FL
Dorothy H Holmes
Jan 31, 1914 - Jun 5, 1999
Chandler, AZ
Lawerance Holmes
Dec 15, 1945 - October 1986
Austin, Texas
Thomas L Holmes
Feb 24, 1949 - Jul 9, 1991
Javohn A Holmes
Jul 12, 2002 - Aug 20, 2002
Isabel Holmes
Mar 10, 1881 - Aug 15, 1973
Spokane, WA
Grace Holmes
Feb 19, 1888 - December 1977
Spokane, Washington
Stephen C Holmes
Dec 18, 1949 - Feb 17, 2008
Snohomish, WA
Jane Holmes
Jul 29, 1892 - April 1975
Seattle, Washington
John B Holmes
May 8, 1956 - Aug 27, 2008
John E Holmes
Apr 11, 1911 - Jul 20, 1989
Cove, OR
Helen G Holmes
Jun 4, 1916 - Oct 14, 2005
Corvallis, OR
Harrison Holmes
Sep 26, 1874 - April 1967
Portland, Oregon
Tom Holmes
Jul 15, 1894 - July 1983
Port Townsend, Washington
Dalbert Holmes
Dec 14, 1897 - October 1967
Oakland, California
Violet E Holmes
Dec 11, 1914 - Apr 26, 1994
Springfield, OR
Richard J Holmes
Mar 16, 1914 - Nov 6, 1997
Santa Rosa, CA
Dwayne Edwin Holmes
Feb 14, 1914 - Sep 27, 2008
Salem, Oregon

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May 2, 1878 - December 1969
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Springfield, OR
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Mar 30, 1898 - April 1986
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Joe F Benecke
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Mount Vernon, WA
Minnie Cox
Apr 29, 1885 - March 1970
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Edward M Stanley
Feb 10, 1913 - Feb 25, 1999
Bellingham, WA
Lois M Broeke
Jul 24, 1913 - Jan 5, 1998
Puyallup, WA
Edna A Oberg
Dec 22, 1914 - Jan 8, 2002
Arlington, WA
Nora M Barlament
Dec 10, 1918 - Jul 17, 1998
Edmonds, WA
Dorothy v Garka
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Sep 6, 1939 - Aug 21, 1994
Startup, WA
James Elmer Hardy
May 14, 1942 - Aug 20, 2009
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