Frances D Howe (1918 - 1993)

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Frances D Howe
1918 - 1993
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November 11, 1918
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March 22, 1993
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Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75205
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Frances D Howe was born on November 11, 1918. She died on March 22, 1993 at 74 years old. We know that Frances D Howe had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75205.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Frances D Howe passed away on March 22, 1993 at age 74. She was born on November 11, 1918. There is no information about Frances's family or relationships. We know that Frances D Howe had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75205.

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In 1918, in the year that Frances D Howe was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1921, at the age of only 3 years old, Frances was alive when hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1944, by the time she was 26 years old, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1966, Frances was 48 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1993, in the year of Frances D Howe's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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