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Gertrude A Harbeson (1926 - 2002)

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Gertrude A Harbeson
1926 - 2002
Born
October 15, 1926
Death
May 10, 2002
Last Known Residence
Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama 36542
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Gertrude A Harbeson of Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama was born on October 15, 1926, and died at age 75 years old on May 10, 2002.
Updated: October 4, 2011
Biography ID: 11193029

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Gertrude Harbeson passed away at age 75 years old on May 10, 2002. Gertrude A Harbeson of Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama was born on October 15, 1926.

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In 1926, in the year that Gertrude A Harbeson was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1948, by the time she was 22 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1955, by the time she was 29 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1975, she was 49 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1986, she was 60 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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