Elisabeth Wilson (1913 - 1977)

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Elisabeth Wilson
1913 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Elisabeth Wilson was born on August 7, 1913. She died in January 1977 at 63 years old.

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In 1913, in the year that Elisabeth Wilson was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1924, Elisabeth was merely 11 years old when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1941, by the time she was 28 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1960, she was 47 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1977, in the year of Elisabeth Wilson's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Jul 4, 1915 - Feb 6, 1999
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Janice I Wilson
Jul 19, 1945 - May 25, 2011
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Herbert F Wilson
Jun 4, 1946 - Aug 31, 2002
Petersburg, VA
Annie M Wilson
Jul 8, 1878 - Jan 15, 1975
Stanley, VA
Ellen Wilson
Mar 25, 1917 - May 1979
Mavisdale, Virginia
Charles L Wilson
Sep 25, 1948 - Nov 28, 2007
Charlottesville, VA
Ruby E Wilson
Mar 4, 1927 - Dec 18, 2003
Abingdon, VA
Clyde Armon Wilson
Oct 1, 1947 - Sep 9, 2008
Dayton, Ohio
Nancy Wilson
Jun 27, 1943 - April 1983
John T Wilson
Jun 2, 1946 - Jan 20, 2005
Norfolk, VA
Charles O Wilson
Nov 11, 1946 - Jan 20, 2001
Helen E Wilson
Aug 28, 1932 - Oct 10, 2008
Portsmouth, VA
Aaron E Wilson
Sep 21, 1948 - Oct 19, 1995
Portsmouth, VA
Larry K Wilson
Apr 30, 1951 - Sep 2, 2006
Kill Devil Hills, NC
Ronald v Wilson
Nov 13, 1949 - Apr 16, 1996
Alexander Wilson
Dec 16, 1948 - March 1979
George Wilson
May 15, 1880 - June 1970
Norfolk, Virginia
Quamon Wilson
Dec 3, 1993 - Sep 12, 2010
Bernard J Wilson
Apr 19, 1948 - Nov 18, 1999
Ocala, FL
Eva B Wilson
Dec 11, 1944 - Jan 17, 2007
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