Erica Dana (1909 - 1980)

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Erica Dana
1909 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Erica Dana was born on April 17, 1909. She died in November 1980 at 71 years old. We know that Erica Dana had been residing in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia.


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Erica Dana passed away in November 1980 at age 71. She was born on April 17, 1909. We are unaware of information about Erica's family. We know that Erica Dana had been residing in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia.
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In 1909, in the year that Erica Dana was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1920, Erica was just 11 years old when 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 1942, Erica was 33 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

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

In 1980, in the year of Erica Dana's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Feb 14, 1889 - July 1982
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Albany, NY
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May 3, 1902 - April 1985
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