Lillie Wells (1883 - 1979)

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McComb, Pike County, Mississippi

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1883 - In the year that Lillie Wells was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1914 - Lillie was 31 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1929 - At the age of 46 years old, Lillie was alive when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1977 - Lillie was 94 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

1979 - In the year of Lillie Wells's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Lillie Wells passed away in January 1979 at 95 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on December 6, 1883. We are unaware of information about Lillie's immediate family. We know that Lillie Wells had been residing in McComb, Pike County, Mississippi.

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