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Emily M Harbeson (1906 - 1997)

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Emily M Harbeson
1906 - 1997
Born
February 20, 1906
Death
January 6, 1997
Last Known Residence
Newark, New Castle County, Delaware 19702
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Emily M Harbeson of Newark, New Castle County, Delaware was born on February 20, 1906, and died at age 90 years old on January 6, 1997.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 18067930

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Emily Harbeson passed away at age 90 years old on January 6, 1997. Emily M Harbeson of Newark, New Castle County, Delaware was born on February 20, 1906.

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Emily M Harbeson lived 16 years longer than the average Harbeson family member when she died at the age of 90.
The average age of a Harbeson family member is 74.
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1906 - 1997 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that Emily M Harbeson was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1932, by the time she was 26 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1965, when she was 59 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1979, Emily was 73 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1997, in the year of Emily M Harbeson's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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