Emma J Sharpless (1921 - 1991)

Emma J Sharpless
1921 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Emma J Sharpless was born on April 23, 1921. She died on March 29, 1991 at 69 years old. We know that Emma J Sharpless had been residing in McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15136.
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Emma J Sharpless died on March 29, 1991 at 69 years old. She was born on April 23, 1921. We have no information about Emma's immediate family. We know that Emma J Sharpless had been residing in McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15136.
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In 1921, in the year that Emma J Sharpless was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1946, when she was 25 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1957, she was 36 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1981, when she was 60 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1991, in the year of Emma J Sharpless's passing, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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