Edna S Mancil (1899 - 1990)

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Edna S Mancil
1899 - 1990
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March 3, 1899
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June 5, 1990
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Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi 39304
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Edna S Mancil was born on March 3, 1899. She died on June 5, 1990 at 91 years old. We know that Edna S Mancil had been residing in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi 39304.
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Edna S Mancil passed away on June 5, 1990 at age 91. She was born on March 3, 1899. There is no information about Edna's family or relationships. We know that Edna S Mancil had been residing in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi 39304.

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In 1899, in the year that Edna S Mancil was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1944, when she was 45 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1967, she was 68 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1989, she was 90 years old when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1990, in the year of Edna S Mancil's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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