Helen Spann (1907 - 1985)

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Helen Spann
1907 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Spann was born on August 15, 1907. She died in October 1985 at 78 years of age. We know that Helen Spann had been residing in Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida 33430.


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Helen Spann died in October 1985 at age 78. She was born on August 15, 1907. We are unaware of information about Helen's immediate family. We know that Helen Spann had been residing in Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida 33430.
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In 1907, in the year that Helen Spann was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1929, at the age of 22 years old, Helen was alive when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1950, she was 43 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1967, by the time she was 60 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1985, in the year of Helen Spann's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Mar 5, 1911 - Feb 20, 2002
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Aug 2, 1939 - Sep 24, 2009
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Jan 6, 1912 - Apr 5, 2005
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Mar 10, 1908 - February 1985
Orlando, Florida
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Nov 14, 1890 - December 1977
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Jun 25, 1950 - May 5, 2011
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Sam Spann
Oct 27, 1899 - August 1973
Miami, Florida
Carolyn Spann
Jan 9, 1951 - Mar 31, 2010
Miami, Florida
Jim Spann
Sep 12, 1882 - February 1967
Newberry, Florida
O B Spann
Aug 6, 1912 - Jan 14, 2000
Hanceville, AL
Dalton C Spann
May 10, 1908 - Nov 26, 1997
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Roosevelt C Spann
Jul 2, 1924 - Dec 28, 1994
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Stepaney Spann
Feb 15, 1896 - January 1983
Archer, Florida
Willie Spann
Jan 15, 1905 - December 1974
Tampa, Florida
Vernon M Spann
Aug 27, 1956 - Sep 15, 1997
Jacksonville, FL
Charles F Spann
Apr 9, 1923 - Oct 27, 1994
Miami, FL
Winifred Spann
Apr 18, 1959 - Jan 13, 2007
Miami, FL
N D Spann
Nov 17, 1926 - Aug 15, 1988
Annie Spann
Feb 24, 1929 - Jan 14, 2009
Canandaigua, NY
Willie Spann
May 24, 1929 - November 1973
Abbeville, Alabama

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