Eleanor Maude Knight (1874 - 1946)

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Armdale, Australia

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Armdale, Australia

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Family

Father: Knight Robert Knight
Mother: Ellen Matilda Brown Knight

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Maude

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1874 - In the year that Eleanor Maude Knight was born, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

1885 - When she was just 11 years old, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

1943 - At the age of 69 years old, Eleanor was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1944 - When she was 70 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

1946 - In the year of Eleanor Maude Knight's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Eleanor Maude Knight passed away in 1946 in Armdale, Australia at age 72. There is no listed cause of death for Eleanor. She was born in 1874. She was born to Knight Robert Knight and Ellen Matilda Brown Knight, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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