Myrtle Beckwall (1908 - 1976)

Myrtle Beckwall
1908 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Beckwall was born on July 9, 1908. She died in July 1976 at age 67. We know that Myrtle Beckwall had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39501.

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Myrtle Beckwall died in July 1976 at 67 years old. She was born on July 9, 1908. We have no information about Myrtle's immediate family. We know that Myrtle Beckwall had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39501.
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In 1908, in the year that Myrtle Beckwall was born, a 7.1 earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 70,000 to 100,000 people in southern Italy and Sicily. The earthquake, lasting 30 to 40 seconds, occurred in the Strait of Messina which was between the region of Calabria (at the "toe" of Italy) and the island of Sicily and destruction from it occurred in a 186 mile radius. It was the most destructive earthquake ever to hit Europe.

In 1917, at the age of just 9 years old, Myrtle was alive when the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1926, by the time she was 18 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1946, she was 38 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1976, in the year of Myrtle Beckwall's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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