Mary Eckels (1908 - 2002)

Mary Eckels
1908 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Eckels was born on May 3, 1908. She died on August 4, 2002 at 94 years of age. We know that Mary Eckels had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15217.

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Mary Eckels died on August 4, 2002 at age 94. She was born on May 3, 1908. There is no information about Mary's family. We know that Mary Eckels had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15217.
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In 1908, in the year that Mary Eckels was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1915, when she was only 7 years old, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1953, she was 45 years old when 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.

In 1970, Mary was 62 years old when 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.

In 1993, when she was 85 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Mar 9, 1925 - Apr 5, 1996
Dec 30, 1914 - Aug 2, 2009
Jun 28, 1914 - Aug 28, 2001
Mar 27, 1912 - Feb 12, 1989
Jul 1, 1911 - June 1974
Oct 6, 1898 - January 1984
May 1, 1937 - Dec 11, 2005
Oct 20, 1877 - January 1972
Dec 6, 1898 - Sep 15, 1967
Apr 30, 1938 - Dec 14, 2006

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Dec 26, 1918 - Jan 20, 2009
Apr 25, 1913 - December 1975
May 17, 1939 - Oct 22, 2008
Apr 23, 1943 - Dec 4, 2009
Sep 27, 1908 - Feb 13, 1975
Oct 25, 1910 - Jul 18, 1990
Jul 11, 1913 - Feb 3, 1999
Jul 9, 1917 - Jul 28, 1998
May 28, 1934 - July 1987
Dec 16, 1933 - Dec 24, 2007
Mar 19, 1894 - Aug 29, 1989
Nov 10, 1907 - Mar 28, 1996
May 5, 1924 - Oct 23, 1990
Apr 20, 1894 - October 1976
Jun 10, 1895 - October 1985
Jun 26, 1914 - Jun 29, 1998
Aug 11, 1911 - December 1961
Feb 16, 1917 - August 1992
May 19, 1928 - Oct 10, 2005
Jul 13, 1915 - November 1985

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Dec 16, 1899 - February 1972
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Mar 2, 1896 - November 1973
Mar 7, 1885 - March 1968
May 18, 1882 - September 1969
Oct 24, 1902 - November 1967
Dec 13, 1893 - September 1967
Jan 8, 1899 - June 1987
Mar 6, 1883 - February 1967
Oct 5, 1896 - October 1969
Jan 23, 1905 - September 1973
Sep 11, 1910 - November 1975
Jan 21, 1903 - Jun 15, 1988
Jul 16, 1893 - November 1977
Jun 5, 1891 - May 1970
Dec 10, 1906 - Apr 1, 1992
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