Erma Chitwood (1891 - 1982)

Erma Chitwood
1891 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Erma Chitwood was born on July 23, 1891. She died in December 1982 at age 91. We know that Erma Chitwood had been residing in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas 71730.
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Erma Chitwood passed away in December 1982 at age 91. She was born on July 23, 1891. We are unaware of information about Erma's family. We know that Erma Chitwood had been residing in El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas 71730.
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In 1891, in the year that Erma Chitwood was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1907, at the age of 16 years old, Erma was alive when radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1925, when she was 34 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1973, Erma was 82 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1982, in the year of Erma Chitwood's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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