Edmonia Bailey (1895 - 1983)

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Glenda Jean (Snodgrass) Bailey

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Patsy Kelly and Doris Day

Misty Bailey

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Priscilla Bailey

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Carper Bailey

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Jane Bailey

Jane Bailey

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Pearl Mae Bailey Glenda Jean (Snodgrass) Bailey Patsy Kelly and Doris Day Misty Bailey

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1895 - In the year that Edmonia Bailey was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1909 - Edmonia was just 14 years old when the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1952 - By the time this person was 57 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1972 - By the time this person was 77 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

1983 - In the year of Edmonia Bailey's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Edmonia Bailey died in June 1983 at 88 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. Edmonia was born on June 1, 1895. We are unaware of information about Edmonia's family or relationships. We know that Edmonia Bailey had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

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