Mary Josephine Leonard (1908 - 1980)

Mary Josephine Leonard
1908 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Josephine Leonard was born in 1908. She was born to William Aubr Leonard and Agnes Hannah Leonard. She died in 1980 in Mord, Australia at 72 years of age.

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Mary Josephine Leonard

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Josephine

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Mary Leonard died in in Mord, Australia

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Mord, Australia

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Mary Josephine Leonard passed away in 1980 in Mord, Australia at 72 years old. She was born in 1908. She was born to William Aubr Leonard and Agnes Hannah Leonard.
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In 1908, in the year that Mary Josephine Leonard was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1937, Mary was 29 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1951, she was 43 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1964, Mary was 56 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1980, in the year of Mary Josephine Leonard's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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