Margaret E Barrow (1904 - 1989)

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Benjamin Davis Barrow, Jr

Benjamin Davis Barrow, Jr

Benjamin Davis Barrow, Sr

Benjamin Davis Barrow, Sr

Joe Louis, 1942

Joe Louis, 1942

Munroe Barrow

Munroe Barrow

Joe Louis Barrow (Home)

Joe Louis Barrow (Home)

Professor CHRISCO and students

Professor CHRISCO and students

Mary Ann Lindley Williams Barrow

Mary Ann Lindley Williams Barrow

Jesse Heath Barrow

Jesse Heath Barrow

Passmore L. Barrow Family

Passmore L. Barrow Family

David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.

David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.

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1904 - In the year that Margaret E Barrow was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

1919 - When she was just 15 years old, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

1967 - At the age of 63 years old, Margaret 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.

1977 - When she was 73 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

1989 - In the year of Margaret E Barrow's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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Margaret E Barrow passed away in June 1989 at age 85. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on March 21, 1904. We are unaware of information about Margaret's immediate family.

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