Grace B Desmond

(1919 - 2005)

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Grace B Desmond
1919 - 2005
Born
February 3, 1919
Death
March 28, 2005
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Corte Madera, Marin County, California 94925
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Grace B Desmond was born on February 3, 1919. She died on March 28, 2005 at 86 years old. We know that Grace B Desmond had been residing in Corte Madera, Marin County, California 94925.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Grace B Desmond died on March 28, 2005 at age 86. She was born on February 3, 1919. We have no information about Grace's surviving family. We know that Grace B Desmond had been residing in Corte Madera, Marin County, California 94925.

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In 1919, in the year that Grace B Desmond was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1931, she was only 12 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1964, by the time she was 45 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1989, she was 70 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1994, when she was 75 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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