Effie K Bragg (1891 - 1991)

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Richardson, Dallas County, Texas

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Nolen G Bragg

Nolen G Bragg

Nolen G Bragg

Nolen G Bragg

Mary Loy Bragg Walden

Mary Loy Bragg Walden

Peet Stock Remedy Company- 1928

Peet Stock Remedy Company- 1928

Johnny, Delphia and Jerry Richmond

Johnny, Delphia and Jerry Richmond

Estella Frances Grimmett & Jordan Green Bragg

Estella Frances Grimmett & Jordan Green Bragg

Sarah Frances Meadows & Jesse Floyd Bragg

Sarah Frances Meadows & Jesse Floyd Bragg

Jessie Floyd and Sarah Frances Meadows Bragg

Jessie Floyd and Sarah Frances Meadows Bragg

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1891 - In the year that Effie K Bragg was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

1906 - When she was only 15 years old, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

1938 - Effie was 47 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

1980 - By the time she was 89 years old, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

1991 - In the year of Effie K Bragg's passing, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Effie K Bragg passed away on September 16, 1991 at 100 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Effie. She was born on August 20, 1891. There is no information about Effie's family. We know that Effie K Bragg had been residing in Richardson, Dallas County, Texas.

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