Leona Baggott (1923 - 1987)

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Leona Baggott
1923 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Leona Baggott was born on April 25, 1923. She died in June 1987 at 64 years of age. We know that Leona Baggott had been residing in West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15122.


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Leona Baggott passed away in June 1987 at age 64. She was born on April 25, 1923. There is no information about Leona's surviving family. We know that Leona Baggott had been residing in West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15122.
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In 1923, in the year that Leona Baggott was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1944, she was 21 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1954, Leona was 31 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1960, she was 37 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1987, in the year of Leona Baggott's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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