Emma Gamble (1890 - 1993)

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Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi

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1890 - In the year that Emma Gamble was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

1959 - By the time she was 69 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1986 - She was 96 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

1990 - She was 100 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

1993 - In the year of Emma Gamble's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Emma Gamble passed away on January 17, 1993 at age 102. No cause of death has been listed for Emma. She was born on May 3, 1890. There is no information about Emma's immediate family. We know that Emma Gamble had been residing in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi.

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