Geneva H Strickland (1910 - 2001)

Geneva H Strickland
1910 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Geneva H Strickland was born on May 8, 1910. She died on July 26, 2001 at 91 years of age. We know that Geneva H Strickland had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33062.


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Geneva H Strickland passed away on July 26, 2001 at age 91. She was born on May 8, 1910. There is no information about Geneva's immediate family. We know that Geneva H Strickland had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33062.
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In 1910, in the year that Geneva H Strickland was born, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1922, she was only 12 years old when on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1945, Geneva was 35 years old when on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1951, by the time she was 41 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1962, when she was 52 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

Other Biographies

Other Geneva Stricklands

around 1953 - Unknown
Oct 18, 1900 - April 1977
Feb 7, 1938 - Sep 30, 2004
Mar 14, 1918 - Mar 14, 2003
Jul 1, 1906 - September 1978
Jun 21, 1925 - Oct 6, 2010
Jan 3, 1922 - May 28, 2002
Jun 11, 1917 - Aug 9, 2004
Dec 4, 1929 - May 7, 2002
Mar 4, 1919 - February 1985
Mar 11, 1920 - Mar 4, 2008

Other Stricklands

Oct 20, 1908 - December 1975
Dec 5, 1915 - January 1987
Jul 31, 1903 - August 1967
May 23, 1911 - Jan 15, 1993
Oct 25, 1909 - Dec 15, 1994
Jan 31, 1919 - Jun 1, 1988
Mar 10, 1915 - Jul 5, 1992
May 26, 1901 - Sep 12, 1997
Dec 5, 1907 - Sep 14, 2001
Dec 13, 1897 - August 1986
Jan 27, 1915 - November 1982
Feb 11, 1916 - October 1970
Feb 21, 1921 - December 1969
Apr 28, 1918 - July 1982
Oct 6, 1917 - Dec 21, 2004
Aug 29, 1916 - April 1973
Jun 18, 1914 - April 1977
Jun 15, 1912 - Aug 31, 1990
Jul 11, 1911 - February 1963
Jun 30, 1881 - April 1963

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Aug 8, 1909 - October 1983
Apr 13, 1912 - October 1983
Mar 20, 1901 - November 1987
May 18, 1915 - Dec 10, 2004
Feb 3, 1914 - September 1978
Oct 31, 1909 - August 1988
Oct 3, 1904 - Sep 24, 1992
Sep 16, 1914 - Oct 29, 2002
Oct 22, 1912 - March 1981
Apr 17, 1904 - September 1970
Dec 17, 1915 - Jun 4, 1992
Dec 8, 1911 - May 1979
Dec 30, 1899 - April 1963
Aug 31, 1912 - September 1975
Sep 24, 1920 - Dec 17, 2002
Nov 24, 1915 - Aug 28, 1996
Sep 9, 1907 - May 22, 1967
Feb 23, 1909 - Sep 29, 2001
Nov 7, 1891 - May 1980
Feb 14, 1904 - October 1960
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