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Daurel Bell (1894 - 1978)

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Daurel Bell
1894 - 1978
Born
October 15, 1894
Death
August 1978
Last Known Residence
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota 57101
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Daurel Bell of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota was born on October 15, 1894, and died at age 83 years old in August 1978.
Updated: November 9, 2011
Biography ID: 77348418

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Daurel Bell passed away at age 83 years old in August 1978. Daurel Bell of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota was born on October 15, 1894.

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Daurel Bell lived 13 years longer than the average Bell family member when they died at the age of 83.
The average age of a Bell family member is 70.
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1894 - 1978 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Daurel Bell was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1901, this person was just 7 years old when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1916, when this person was 22 years old, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1956, by the time this person was 62 years old, 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 1978, in the year of Daurel Bell's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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