Gertrude Sheldon (1892 - 1991)

Gertrude Sheldon
1892 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude Sheldon was born on December 2, 1892. She died on November 14, 1991 at 98 years of age.


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Gertrude Sheldon died on November 14, 1991 at 98 years old. She was born on December 2, 1892. We have no information about Gertrude's surviving family.
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In 1892, in the year that Gertrude Sheldon was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1908, she was 16 years old when the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1910, when she was 18 years old, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1940, Gertrude was 48 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1991, in the year of Gertrude Sheldon's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Other Gertrude Sheldons

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Nov 18, 1894 - March 1973
Feb 6, 1959 - Dec 9, 2007
Dec 2, 1891 - November 1975
Oct 18, 1891 - April 1977
Oct 16, 1935 - May 9, 2003
Mar 18, 1880 - August 1963
Jun 9, 1886 - November 1969
Jun 4, 1900 - June 1987
Jun 8, 1902 - Nov 13, 1993
Feb 28, 1889 - September 1977
Nov 19, 1909 - Aug 27, 2000
Dec 20, 1907 - February 1981
Jan 20, 1892 - January 1975
May 19, 1920 - November 1994
Nov 2, 1926 - Dec 24, 2006
Sep 15, 1899 - May 1986
Jun 16, 1903 - August 1974

Other Sheldons

Mar 3, 1939 - September 1977
Feb 23, 1886 - August 1972
Jun 11, 1892 - January 1984
Mar 8, 1912 - January 1963
Feb 12, 1884 - November 1965
Nov 28, 1914 - Jan 12, 2010
Oct 4, 1895 - June 1970
Sep 23, 1908 - Oct 11, 1988
Oct 13, 1915 - Aug 6, 1991
Nov 19, 1918 - Dec 27, 1993
Mar 6, 1916 - Feb 10, 2003
Apr 26, 1895 - Aug 18, 1991
Feb 19, 1920 - Sep 21, 2007
Jun 15, 1921 - October 1980
Mar 24, 1931 - Jul 23, 2010
Jul 10, 1932 - September 1962
Apr 30, 1935 - March 1987
Jul 8, 1931 - Jun 29, 2003
Aug 2, 1899 - April 1979
Oct 20, 1925 - Jun 2, 1999

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Sep 19, 1888 - November 1973
Jun 9, 1910 - Mar 9, 1996
Jul 29, 1910 - Jan 31, 1997
Sep 23, 1900 - April 1980
Nov 25, 1897 - January 1973
Mar 7, 1907 - Oct 5, 1991
Dec 2, 1893 - Nov 5, 1987
Aug 12, 1887 - April 1977
Aug 30, 1892 - April 1983
May 4, 1895 - April 1985
Jun 21, 1906 - September 1986
Sep 10, 1888 - August 1973
Mar 17, 1887 - May 1976
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