Florence Nightingale (1892 - 1969)

Florence Nightingale
1892 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Florence Nightingale was born on June 7, 1892. She died in August 1969 at age 77. We know that Florence Nightingale had been residing in Palm Desert, Riverside County, California 92260.

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Florence Nightingale passed away in August 1969 at age 77. She was born on June 7, 1892. There is no information about Florence's family or relationships. We know that Florence Nightingale had been residing in Palm Desert, Riverside County, California 92260.
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In 1892, in the year that Florence Nightingale was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1902, at the age of merely 10 years old, Florence was alive when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1914, by the time she was 22 years old, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1944, at the age of 52 years old, Florence was alive when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1969, in the year of Florence Nightingale's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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