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Hannah R Weeks (1913 - 1988)

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Hannah R Weeks
1913 - 1988
Born
January 25, 1913
Death
July 18, 1988
Last Known Residence
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii 96817
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Hannah R Weeks of Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii was born on January 25, 1913, and died at age 75 years old on July 18, 1988.
Updated: November 12, 2011
Biography ID: 90282868

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Hannah Weeks passed away at age 75 years old on July 18, 1988. Hannah R Weeks of Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii was born on January 25, 1913.

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In 1913, in the year that Hannah R Weeks was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1932, she was 19 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1958, by the time she was 45 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1976, at the age of 63 years old, Hannah was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1988, in the year of Hannah R Weeks's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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