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Louretta Skyeagle (1887 - 1985)

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Louretta Skyeagle
1887 - 1985
Born
January 12, 1887
Death
September 1985
Last Known Residence
Benton, Saline County, Arkansas 72015
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Louretta Skyeagle of Benton, Saline County, Arkansas was born on January 12, 1887, and died at age 98 years old in September 1985.
Updated: November 23, 2022
Biography ID: 69553986

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Benton, Saline County, Arkansas 72015
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Louretta Skyeagle passed away at age 98 years old in September 1985. Louretta Skyeagle of Benton, Saline County, Arkansas was born on January 12, 1887.

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Louretta Skyeagle lived 37 years longer than the average Skyeagle family member when they died at the age of 98.
The average age of a Skyeagle family member is 61.
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1887 - 1985 World Events

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In 1887, in the year that Louretta Skyeagle was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1937, at the age of 50 years old, Louretta was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1967, at the age of 80 years old, Louretta was alive when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1973, Louretta was 86 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1985, in the year of Louretta Skyeagle'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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