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Florence Evers (1912 - 1979)

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Florence Evers
1912 - 1979
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April 15, 1912
Death
July 1979
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Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois 62960
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Florence Evers was born on April 15, 1912. She died in July 1979 at age 67. We know that Florence Evers had been residing in Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois 62960.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Florence Evers passed away in July 1979 at age 67. She was born on April 15, 1912. We have no information about Florence's family or relationships. We know that Florence Evers had been residing in Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois 62960.
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In 1912, in the year that Florence Evers was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1928, Florence was 16 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1935, she was 23 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1966, she was 54 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1979, in the year of Florence Evers's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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