Mercedes Borras (1910 - 1998)

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Mercedes Borras
1910 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Mercedes Borras was born on June 24, 1910. She died on June 15, 1998 at 87 years old. We know that Mercedes Borras had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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Mercedes Borras died on June 15, 1998 at age 87. She was born on June 24, 1910. We have no information about Mercedes's family or relationships. We know that Mercedes Borras had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
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1910 - 1998 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Mercedes Borras was born, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1943, Mercedes was 33 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1956, at the age of 46 years old, Mercedes was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1986, by the time she was 76 years old, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1998, in the year of Mercedes Borras's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Jan 9, 1907 - Apr 1, 1990
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Nov 29, 1907 - May 3, 1998
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Mike Borras
Apr 15, 1892 - Feb 15, 1970
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E T Borras
Dec 19, 1904 - Feb 22, 1993
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Oct 16, 1912 - Jun 26, 2003
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Oct 3, 1923 - Jul 23, 2008
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Apr 30, 1883 - March 1975
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E Borras
Sep 9, 1897 - May 1974
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Dec 17, 1902 - January 1974
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Zella E Borras
Aug 16, 1928 - Nov 16, 2001
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Aug 11, 1921 - May 16, 1996
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