Elina Dankers (1906 - 2001)

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Elina Dankers
1906 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Elina Dankers was born on September 6, 1906. She died on March 16, 2001 at 94 years of age. We know that Elina Dankers had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York.


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Calverton National Cemetery Section 71 Site 623, 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York



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Bronx, Bronx County, New York


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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: S SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Elina Dankers died on March 16, 2001 at age 94. She was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 71 Site 623, Calverton, New York. She was born on September 6, 1906. There is no information about Elina's family or relationships. We know that Elina Dankers had been residing in Bronx, Bronx County, New York.
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1906 - 2001 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that Elina Dankers was born, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1911, Elina was just 5 years old when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1921, at the age of just 15 years old, Elina was alive when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1952, Elina was 46 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1988, she was 82 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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