Marie Perkins (1890 - 1979)

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Marie Perkins
1890 - 1979
February 12, 1890
February 1979
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Milton Freewater, Umatilla County, Oregon 97862
Marie Perkins was born on February 12, 1890. She died in February 1979 at 88 years old. We know that Marie Perkins had been residing in Milton Freewater, Umatilla County, Oregon 97862.
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Marie Perkins passed away in February 1979 at 88 years old. She was born on February 12, 1890. We have no information about Marie's immediate family. We know that Marie Perkins had been residing in Milton Freewater, Umatilla County, Oregon 97862.

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In 1890, in the year that Marie Perkins was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1911, by the time she was 21 years old, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1928, at the age of 38 years old, Marie was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1948, when she was 58 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1979, in the year of Marie Perkins's passing, 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.

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