Elizabeth Duff (1905 - 1989)

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Elizabeth Duff
1905 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Elizabeth Duff was born on June 25, 1905. She died on May 24, 1989 at 83 years of age. We know that Elizabeth Duff had been residing in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02719.


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Elizabeth Duff passed away on May 24, 1989 at 83 years old. She was born on June 25, 1905. We are unaware of information about Elizabeth's immediate family. We know that Elizabeth Duff had been residing in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02719.
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1905 - 1989 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Elizabeth Duff was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1910, she was just 5 years old when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1922, she was 17 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1941, Elizabeth was 36 years old when 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 1989, in the year of Elizabeth Duff's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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Aug 23, 1894 - Apr 30, 1993
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Nov 12, 1924 - July 1986
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