Jewel Cunningham (1925 - 1982)

Jewel Cunningham
1925 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Jewel Cunningham was born on July 26, 1925. She died in January 1982 at 56 years old. We know that Jewel Cunningham had been residing in Plainview, Yell County, Arkansas 72857.
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Jewel Cunningham passed away in January 1982 at age 56. She was born on July 26, 1925. We have no information about Jewel's surviving family. We know that Jewel Cunningham had been residing in Plainview, Yell County, Arkansas 72857.
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In 1925, in the year that Jewel Cunningham was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1948, by the time she was 23 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1961, Jewel was 36 years old when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1978, she was 53 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1982, in the year of Jewel Cunningham's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Aug 9, 1900 - Jun 4, 1988
Feb 2, 1914 - April 1968
Nov 12, 1923 - Dec 15, 1998
Jan 23, 1903 - May 1980
Aug 8, 1905 - February 1977

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Aug 13, 1924 - Jul 3, 2002
Aug 4, 1905 - March 1967
Apr 9, 1909 - Jul 27, 1990
Dec 23, 1922 - May 28, 2004
Oct 20, 1928 - December 1975
Feb 5, 1925 - February 1992
Oct 6, 1926 - Aug 2, 2002
Jan 15, 1926 - Sep 29, 2003
Jul 14, 1890 - November 1972
Jan 28, 1926 - Aug 9, 2004
Aug 22, 1925 - Jun 14, 1997
Nov 25, 1928 - Jan 25, 2006
Oct 28, 1930 - Mar 31, 1996
Jul 24, 1884 - December 1978
Oct 1, 1926 - Dec 21, 2004
Sep 9, 1925 - January 1979
Dec 17, 1894 - November 1969
Jun 24, 1897 - June 1964
Sep 23, 1894 - March 1978
Aug 16, 1917 - Jul 17, 1999

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Dec 29, 1902 - August 1980
Jan 25, 1907 - February 1983
Aug 10, 1923 - April 1986
Jan 10, 1912 - Jan 10, 1999
Mar 14, 1924 - Aug 20, 1992
Jun 14, 1924 - Dec 1, 2008
Sep 8, 1884 - October 1977
Feb 4, 1886 - December 1973
Jul 22, 1925 - December 1979
Apr 6, 1920 - Mar 31, 1998
Jul 24, 1908 - Mar 7, 2002
Mar 14, 1906 - March 1982
Jan 17, 1924 - Jan 18, 1995
Nov 22, 1910 - March 1980
Apr 19, 1905 - May 1987
Jan 23, 1905 - October 1961
Aug 10, 1916 - September 1980
Feb 6, 1908 - April 1977
Oct 30, 1922 - Oct 30, 2005
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