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Edith M Hammons (1911 - 1996)

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Edith M Hammons
1911 - 1996
Born
February 2, 1911
Death
July 13, 1996
Last Known Residence
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45216
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Edith M Hammons of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio was born on February 2, 1911, and died at age 85 years old on July 13, 1996.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 56638533

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Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45216
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Edith Hammons passed away at age 85 years old on July 13, 1996. Edith M Hammons of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio was born on February 2, 1911.

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Edith M Hammons lived 14 years longer than the average Hammons family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Hammons family member is 71.
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1911 - 1996 World Events

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In 1911, in the year that Edith M Hammons was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1939, Edith was 28 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1969, Edith was 58 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1980, when she was 69 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1996, in the year of Edith M Hammons's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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