Elsie Duncan (1905 - 1979)

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Elsie Duncan
1905 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Elsie Duncan was born on January 7, 1905. She died in June 1979 at 74 years of age.

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In 1905, in the year that Elsie Duncan was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1926, when she was 21 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1947, she was 42 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1951, Elsie was 46 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1979, in the year of Elsie Duncan's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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1886 - 1956
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1888 - 1953
Melbourne, Australia
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1883 - 1951
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Norma Beatrice Duncan
Nov 3, 1918 - May 2, 2009
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George Duncan
Dec 29, 1908 - March 1986
Nevada City, California
Hilbert Cameron Duncan
Aug 4, 1929 - Feb 20, 2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Annetta J Duncan
Jul 13, 1918 - Sep 12, 1996
Burnsville, MN
Robert M Duncan
Nov 4, 1913 - Feb 23, 1990
Malcolm B Duncan
Mar 7, 1928 - Feb 21, 2006
Burnsville, MN
Margaret E Duncan
Jul 22, 1906 - Sep 22, 1988
Minneapolis, MN
Bernice Duncan
Sep 20, 1914 - January 1986
Faribault, Minnesota
Agnes J Duncan
May 4, 1903 - October 1989
Elsie Duncan
Apr 3, 1894 - December 1981
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Paula M Duncan
Jul 23, 1955 - Jul 1, 2010
Balsam Lake, WI
Richard Duncan
Nov 26, 1954 - January 1979
Thomas C Duncan
Nov 1, 1959 - Dec 27, 2004
Lerton Duncan
Nov 3, 1904 - October 1971
Santa Ana, California
Thomas Duncan
Dec 24, 1915 - February 1986
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Doris M Duncan
Aug 8, 1916 - Apr 10, 1995
Minneapolis, MN
Kenneth Radcliff Duncan
Jun 1, 1920 - Feb 19, 2008
Cathedral City, California
James Duncan
Mar 25, 1912 - July 1968
Harry Duncan
May 18, 1888 - July 1978
Onamia, Minnesota
James Duncan
Sep 26, 1889 - April 1964
North Dakota

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