Grace O Norford (1911 - 1998)

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Grace O Norford
1911 - 1998
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February 12, 1911
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August 1998
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Fruitland Park, Lake County, Florida 34731
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Grace O Norford was born on February 12, 1911. She died in August 1998 at 87 years old. We know that Grace O Norford had been residing in Fruitland Park, Lake County, Florida 34731.
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Grace O Norford died in August 1998 at 87 years of age. She was born on February 12, 1911. There is no information about Grace's family. We know that Grace O Norford had been residing in Fruitland Park, Lake County, Florida 34731.

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In 1911, in the year that Grace O Norford was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1943, when she was 32 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1963, when she was 52 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1974, she was 63 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1998, in the year of Grace O Norford's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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