Mary Sweeney (1894 - 1967)

Mary Sweeney
1894 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Sweeney was born on December 12, 1894. She died in January 1967 at 72 years of age. We know that Mary Sweeney had been residing in Albany, Albany County, New York 12209.

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Mary Sweeney died in January 1967 at age 72. She was born on December 12, 1894. There is no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Sweeney had been residing in Albany, Albany County, New York 12209.
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1894 - 1967 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Mary Sweeney was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1902, by the time she was just 8 years old, about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1925, at the age of 31 years old, Mary was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1943, Mary was 49 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1967, in the year of Mary Sweeney's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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Mar 26, 1893 - May 1981
Feb 28, 1893 - January 1974
Oct 11, 1903 - October 1986
Oct 31, 1914 - April 1993
Nov 9, 1952 - Jul 12, 2001
Nov 23, 1888 - February 1979
May 30, 1910 - Sep 23, 2004
Jan 4, 1913 - Jan 13, 1991
Apr 7, 1918 - Dec 31, 2002
Jan 10, 1902 - Jun 23, 1988
Jan 3, 1892 - May 1971
Nov 18, 1897 - December 1969
Dec 14, 1920 - Jul 21, 1991
Nov 13, 1899 - March 1973
Aug 31, 1898 - March 1982
Jul 29, 1911 - Apr 26, 1993
Feb 16, 1899 - October 1972
Sep 24, 1926 - Jul 12, 2006
Jan 15, 1925 - Dec 15, 1959
Dec 26, 1912 - Feb 5, 2003

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Apr 10, 1892 - March 1969
Nov 7, 1908 - Apr 7, 1997
Aug 20, 1916 - Feb 4, 2008
Oct 17, 1899 - October 1982
Nov 27, 1935 - Jun 28, 2007
Mar 30, 1898 - Sep 9, 1992
Jun 21, 1893 - May 1967
Jan 18, 1904 - May 1981
Mar 18, 1920 - May 21, 1997
May 23, 1933 - Jul 7, 1988
Nov 7, 1938 - Sep 26, 2007
May 18, 1935 - Nov 24, 2010
Oct 8, 1934 - March 1987
Nov 15, 1935 - Jan 31, 1999
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