Florence Mcelroy (1911 - 1987)

Florence Mcelroy
1911 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Florence Mcelroy was born on September 3, 1911. She died in May 1987 at 75 years old. We know that Florence Mcelroy had been residing in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa 52544.
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Florence Mcelroy passed away in May 1987 at 75 years of age. She was born on September 3, 1911. We are unaware of information about Florence's family. We know that Florence Mcelroy had been residing in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa 52544.
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In 1911, in the year that Florence Mcelroy was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1922, at the age of just 11 years old, Florence was alive when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1939, when she was 28 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1945, at the age of 34 years old, Florence was alive when on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

In 1987, in the year of Florence Mcelroy's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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