Cora Mary Mcbride (1871 - 1965)

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Cora Mary Mcbride
1871 - 1965
Castlemaine, Australia
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Castlemaine, Australia
Cora Mary Mcbride was born in 1871. She is the child of Merange Leon Mcbride and Veni Boltz Mcbride. She died in 1965 in Castlemaine, Australia at age 94.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Cora Mary Mcbride died in 1965 in Castlemaine, Australia at age 94. She was born in 1871. She is the child of Merange Leon Mcbride and Veni Boltz Mcbride.

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In 1871, in the year that Cora Mary Mcbride was born, on March 29th, Royal Albert Hall in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria. Construction had begun in 1867 and the hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband, who had died in 1861 - 10 years before.

In 1891, at the age of 20 years old, Cora was alive when on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1906, she was 35 years old when the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1946, Cora was 75 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1965, in the year of Cora Mary Mcbride's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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