Harriet Wallace (1879 - 1973)

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Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

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1879 - In the year that Harriet Wallace was born, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

1883 - By the time she was just 4 years old, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

1944 - When she was 65 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1948 - She was 69 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1973 - In the year of Harriet Wallace's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Harriet Wallace died in October 1973 at 94 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Harriet. She was born on March 29, 1879. We have no information about Harriet's surviving family. We know that Harriet Wallace had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

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