Mary M Coon (1906 - 2000)

Mary M Coon
1906 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Mary M Coon was born on August 22, 1906. She died on December 5, 2000 at 94 years old.


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Mary M Coon died on December 5, 2000 at 94 years old. She was born on August 22, 1906. There is no information about Mary's surviving family.
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In 1906, in the year that Mary M Coon was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1925, Mary was 19 years old when 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 1951, Mary was 45 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1969, by the time she was 63 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1981, when she was 75 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Apr 5, 1936 - Dec 10, 2011
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Mar 9, 1929 - April 1993
Oct 24, 1903 - May 30, 1988
Nov 21, 1934 - Apr 18, 2003
Oct 25, 1891 - May 1975
Aug 6, 1893 - June 1976
May 23, 1912 - Jan 21, 1997
Apr 12, 1910 - October 1974
Dec 7, 1952 - Mar 23, 2011
Dec 28, 1895 - July 1973
Mar 20, 1966 - Mar 5, 2000
Jun 5, 1917 - Jul 19, 1998
Feb 15, 1907 - Sep 20, 1995
Apr 2, 1924 - Aug 6, 1999
Oct 19, 1921 - Sep 2, 1999
Sep 23, 1917 - Oct 9, 2010
Apr 3, 1904 - August 1964
Sep 2, 1906 - March 1986
May 26, 1911 - Jun 29, 1994
Aug 14, 1920 - February 1974
Nov 20, 1938 - Jan 4, 2008

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Mar 24, 1924 - Apr 25, 1994
May 17, 1917 - Dec 1, 1998
Feb 24, 1925 - Nov 28, 2000
Oct 15, 1910 - July 1980
Jun 30, 1918 - Nov 2, 1987
Mar 1, 1901 - Mar 31, 1991
Jun 12, 1924 - Dec 28, 1994
Jun 29, 1887 - January 1973
Aug 16, 1903 - March 1966
Mar 4, 1926 - Feb 12, 2011
Apr 16, 1928 - Apr 9, 2010
May 10, 1928 - Jun 25, 2011
Aug 29, 1924 - Jan 15, 1961
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