Columbus Washington (1892 - 1977)

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Columbus Washington
1892 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Columbus Washington was born on November 4, 1892. He died in November 1977 at age 84. We know that Columbus Washington had been residing in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi 39194.


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Columbus Washington passed away in November 1977 at 84 years old. He was born on November 4, 1892. There is no information about Columbus's family or relationships. We know that Columbus Washington had been residing in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi 39194.
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In 1892, in the year that Columbus Washington was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1900, he was only 8 years old when artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1919, Columbus was 27 years old when the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1956, at the age of 64 years old, Columbus was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1977, in the year of Columbus Washington's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Jul 26, 1947 - May 29, 2003
Greenville, MS
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Aug 28, 1915 - Jan 2, 1996
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Aug 16, 1948 - Apr 27, 1996
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Jun 30, 1947 - May 13, 1968
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Jun 29, 1941 - Dec 17, 2008
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Jan 16, 1903 - March 1972
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Mar 22, 1954 - Jun 21, 2007
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