Eleanor M Fitzgerald (1912 - 1997)

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Eleanor M Fitzgerald
1912 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Eleanor M Fitzgerald was born on March 12, 1912. She died on January 5, 1997 at 84 years old. We know that Eleanor M Fitzgerald had been residing in Dunlap, Harrison County, Iowa 51529.


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Eleanor M Fitzgerald passed away on January 5, 1997 at 84 years old. She was born on March 12, 1912. We are unaware of information about Eleanor's family or relationships. We know that Eleanor M Fitzgerald had been residing in Dunlap, Harrison County, Iowa 51529.
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In 1912, in the year that Eleanor M Fitzgerald was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1928, Eleanor was 16 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1958, by the time she was 46 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1970, when she was 58 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1997, in the year of Eleanor M Fitzgerald's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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