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Eli Hill (1895 - 1977)

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Eli Hill
1895 - 1977
Born
May 15, 1895
Death
February 1977
Last Known Residence
Valliant, McCurtain County, Oklahoma 74764
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Eli Hill of Valliant, McCurtain County, Oklahoma was born on May 15, 1895, and died at age 81 years old in February 1977.
Updated: November 7, 2011
Biography ID: 65414745

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Eli Hill passed away at age 81 years old in February 1977. Eli Hill of Valliant, McCurtain County, Oklahoma was born on May 15, 1895.

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Eli Hill lived 11 years longer than the average Hill family member when he died at the age of 81.
The average age of a Hill family member is 70.
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1895 - 1977 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Eli Hill was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1928, at the age of 33 years old, Eli was alive 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 1932, at the age of 37 years old, Eli was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1944, Eli was 49 years old when 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 1977, in the year of Eli Hill's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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