Kathleen Elizabe Mcdonald

(1916 - 1974)

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Kathleen Elizabe Mcdonald
1916 - 1974
Born
1916
Death
1974
Temp, Australia
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Temp, Australia
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Kathleen Elizabe Mcdonald was born in 1916. She was born to Seignior Charlotte Mcdonald and Christina Do Hartzer Mcdonald. She died in 1974 in Temp, Australia at 58 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Kathleen Elizabe Mcdonald passed away in 1974 in Temp, Australia at age 58. She was born in 1916. She was born to Seignior Charlotte Mcdonald and Christina Do Hartzer Mcdonald.

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In 1916, in the year that Kathleen Elizabe Mcdonald was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1938, when she was 22 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1941, when she was 25 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1967, when she was 51 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1974, in the year of Kathleen Elizabe Mcdonald's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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