Eleanor Kelly (1897 - 1982)

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Eleanor Kelly
1897 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Eleanor Kelly was born on April 13, 1897. She died in January 1982 at age 84. We know that Eleanor Kelly had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.

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Eleanor Kelly passed away in January 1982 at 84 years old. She was born on April 13, 1897. We have no information about Eleanor's family or relationships. We know that Eleanor Kelly had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.
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1897 - 1982 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Eleanor Kelly was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1911, Eleanor was just 14 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1925, when she was 28 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1957, by the time she was 60 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1982, in the year of Eleanor Kelly's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Mar 31, 1918 - January 1984
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May 30, 1902 - Sep 29, 1995
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Oct 12, 1903 - Apr 3, 1988
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Jan 19, 1924 - Aug 5, 1994
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May 27, 1895 - Apr 28, 1992
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May 1, 1924 - Jun 8, 2008
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Jan 28, 1911 - Sep 21, 1999
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Nov 17, 1897 - Feb 15, 1967
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Therese M Kelly
Sep 30, 1923 - Oct 23, 2006
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Oct 19, 1897 - Nov 4, 1988
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Jul 17, 1906 - August 1987
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Dec 27, 1925 - Jan 19, 1992
William J Kelly
Apr 30, 1924 - Apr 26, 2000
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Howard Kelly
Nov 28, 1905 - August 1976
Erie, Pennsylvania
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Jan 15, 1927 - Oct 29, 2002
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