Estelle Shorter Holmes (1919 - 2010)

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Estelle Shorter Holmes
1919 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Estelle Shorter Holmes was born on March 13, 1919. She died on September 9, 2010 at 91 years of age. We know that Estelle Shorter Holmes had been residing in Ohio.


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Estelle Shorter Holmes passed away on September 9, 2010 at age 91. She was born on March 13, 1919. There is no information about Estelle's immediate family. We know that Estelle Shorter Holmes had been residing in Ohio.
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In 1919, in the year that Estelle Shorter Holmes was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1925, when she was only 6 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 1977, at the age of 58 years old, Estelle was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1985, when she was 66 years old, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1994, when she was 75 years old, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Sep 18, 1886 - March 1973
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Apr 27, 1877 - December 1972
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Jun 22, 1939 - May 11, 2001
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Jul 27, 1970 - Sep 5, 1991
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Jul 26, 1915 - December 1976
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Nov 28, 1912 - Sep 1, 1992
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Jul 31, 1878 - August 1962
Marion Holmes
Oct 10, 1895 - November 1969
Mansfield, Ohio
Inez Holmes
May 29, 1910 - February 1984
Glendora, California
Harold Holmes
Jan 16, 1885 - October 1955
Raymond Holmes
May 10, 1906 - August 1964
Charles Holmes
Dec 20, 1888 - December 1979
Newark, Ohio
John Holmes
Aug 1, 1912 - August 1978
Newark, Ohio
Harold Holmes
Jan 26, 1903 - January 1987
Riverside, Missouri

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