Mildred W Vanscoy (1905 - 1991)

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Mildred W Vanscoy
1905 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Mildred W Vanscoy was born on August 11, 1905. She died in April 1991 at age 85. We know that Mildred W Vanscoy had been residing in Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona 85603.


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Mildred W Vanscoy passed away in April 1991 at age 85. She was born on August 11, 1905. We have no information about Mildred's surviving family. We know that Mildred W Vanscoy had been residing in Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona 85603.
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In 1905, in the year that Mildred W Vanscoy was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1934, at the age of 29 years old, Mildred was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1948, Mildred was 43 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1975, when she was 70 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1991, in the year of Mildred W Vanscoy's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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