Margaret M Darby (1915 - 2010)

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Margaret M Darby
1915 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret M Darby was born on May 4, 1915. She died on June 7, 2010 at 95 years of age. We know that Margaret M Darby had been residing in Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California.


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Margaret M Darby passed away on June 7, 2010 at age 95. She was born on May 4, 1915. We are unaware of information about Margaret's immediate family. We know that Margaret M Darby had been residing in Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California.
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In 1915, in the year that Margaret M Darby was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1925, when she was only 10 years old, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1944, by the time she was 29 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1952, when she was 37 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1990, Margaret was 75 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Dec 24, 1907 - Jul 30, 2001
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Eleanor L Darby
Oct 4, 1900 - Jul 26, 1999
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Robert H Darby
Nov 21, 1924 - Feb 15, 1996
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Mar 7, 1910 - Oct 1, 1994
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Harold Darby
Feb 26, 1906 - February 1986
San Marino, California
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May 29, 1885 - December 1972
San Diego, California
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Feb 21, 1913 - Jan 1, 1992
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Sep 7, 1886 - December 1984
Hermosa Beach, California
June Darby
Jun 24, 1929 - Dec 15, 1995
Lower Lake, CA
Mary Darby
Aug 2, 1930 - February 1986
Long Beach, California
Patricia M Darby
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Yakima, WA

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