Mamieh Black (1912 - 1987)

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Newellton, Tensas County, Louisiana

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Hattie McDaniel and Shirley Temple.

Hattie McDaniel and Shirley Temple.

Albert Ramsay Black

Albert Ramsay Black

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Shirley Temple Black

Walter Ivan Smeltzer

Walter Ivan Smeltzer

Karen Black

Karen Black

Karen Black, Five Easy Pieces.

Karen Black, Five Easy Pieces.

Karen Black

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Karen Black

Karen Black

Karen Black Gravesite

Karen Black Gravesite

Karen Black

Karen Black

Karen Black

Karen Black

Sandy Dennis, Cher, Karen Black

Sandy Dennis, Cher, Karen Black

Dick Moore and Shirley Temple

Dick Moore and Shirley Temple

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Nella Black Hattie McDaniel and Shirley Temple. Albert Ramsay Black Shirley Temple Black

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1912 - In the year that Mamieh Black was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

1922 - When this person was merely 10 years old, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1953 - By the time this person was 41 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1979 - By the time this person was 67 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

1987 - In the year of Mamieh Black'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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Mamieh Black passed away on October 30, 1987 at 75 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Mamieh. Mamieh was born on January 1, 1912. We are unaware of information about Mamieh's immediate family. We know that Mamieh Black had been residing in Newellton, Tensas County, Louisiana.

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