Martha House

(1876 - 1970)

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Martha House
1876 - 1970
Born
July 30, 1876
Death
May 1970
Last Known Residence
Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee 37857
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Martha House was born on July 30, 1876. She died in May 1970 at 93 years of age. We know that Martha House had been residing in Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee 37857.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Martha House passed away in May 1970 at 93 years old. She was born on July 30, 1876. There is no information about Martha's family or relationships. We know that Martha House had been residing in Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee 37857.

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In 1876, in the year that Martha House was born, on May 1st, Queen Victoria added the title Empress of India, a title held by British monarchs until 1948 - when India gained independence from the United Kingdom.

In 1895, by the time she was 19 years old, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1932, Martha was 56 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1968, Martha was 92 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1970, in the year of Martha House's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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