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Jane Landers (1912 - 1985)

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Jane Landers
1912 - 1985
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May 9, 1912
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March 1985
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Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas 76109
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Jane Landers was born on May 9, 1912. She died in March 1985 at 72 years old. We know that Jane Landers had been residing in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas 76109.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Jane Landers passed away in March 1985 at age 72. She was born on May 9, 1912. There is no information about Jane's immediate family. We know that Jane Landers had been residing in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas 76109.
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In 1912, in the year that Jane Landers was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1924, by the time she was just 12 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1966, she was 54 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1972, Jane was 60 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1985, in the year of Jane Landers'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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