Lura Cross

(1895 - 1980)

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Lura Cross
1895 - 1980
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May 7, 1895
Death
November 1980
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Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32205
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Lura Cross was born on May 7, 1895. She died in November 1980 at 85 years old. We know that Lura Cross had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32205.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Lura Cross died in November 1980 at age 85. She was born on May 7, 1895. We are unaware of information about Lura's immediate family. We know that Lura Cross had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32205.

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In 1895, in the year that Lura Cross was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1929, at the age of 34 years old, Lura was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1958, Lura was 63 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1974, by the time she was 79 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1980, in the year of Lura Cross's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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