Essie M Charles (1948 - 2000)

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Essie M Charles
1948 - 2000
April 15, 1948
January 28, 2000
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Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia 23222
Essie M Charles was born on April 15, 1948. She died on January 28, 2000 at 51 years of age. We know that Essie M Charles had been residing in Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia 23222.
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Essie M Charles passed away on January 28, 2000 at 51 years old. She was born on April 15, 1948. There is no information about Essie's family or relationships. We know that Essie M Charles had been residing in Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia 23222.

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In 1948, in the year that Essie M Charles was born, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1951, she was merely 3 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1962, at the age of only 14 years old, Essie was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1983, Essie was 35 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1990, when she was 42 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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