Minnie Tracy (1887 - 1969)

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Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

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Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

Agnes Ethel Koen 002

Agnes Ethel Koen 002

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Peter W Tracy

Peter W Tracy

Robyn  A Tracy

Robyn A Tracy

Robyn Tracy

Robyn Tracy

Loryn Tracy

Loryn Tracy

Lawrence Joseph Tracy

Lawrence Joseph Tracy

Elizabeth Cora Tracy

Elizabeth Cora Tracy

Brian F Tracy

Brian F Tracy

Dennis H Tracy

Dennis H Tracy

Lori (Dellolio) Tracy

Lori (Dellolio) Tracy

Evelyn Mary Tracy Harris

Evelyn Mary Tracy Harris

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1887 - In the year that Minnie Tracy was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

1890 - By the time she was just 3 years old, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

1921 - By the time she was 34 years old, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

1923 - Minnie was 36 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

1969 - In the year of Minnie Tracy's passing, 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.

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Minnie Tracy passed away in April 1969 at 81 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on December 17, 1887. We have no information about Minnie's family or relationships. We know that Minnie Tracy had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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