Elizabeth W Thacker (1911 - 1992)

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Elizabeth W Thacker
1911 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Elizabeth W Thacker was born on June 1, 1911. She died on July 11, 1992 at age 81. We know that Elizabeth W Thacker had been residing in Leicester, Buncombe County, North Carolina 28748.


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Elizabeth W Thacker died on July 11, 1992 at age 81. She was born on June 1, 1911. We are unaware of information about Elizabeth's surviving family. We know that Elizabeth W Thacker had been residing in Leicester, Buncombe County, North Carolina 28748.
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In 1911, in the year that Elizabeth W Thacker was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1920, when she was only 9 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1974, Elizabeth was 63 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1988, when she was 77 years old, 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.

In 1992, in the year of Elizabeth W Thacker's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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