Myrtle Clara White (1893 - 1975)

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Myrtle Clara White
1893 - 1975
Born
January 26, 1893
Death
November 1975
Bena, Australia
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Cave City, Sharp County, Arkansas 72521
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Myrtle Clara White was born on January 26, 1893. She is the child of Tippett John H White and Isabella Kibble White. She died in November 1975 in Bena, Australia at 82 years old. We know that Myrtle Clara White had been residing in Cave City, Sharp County, Arkansas 72521.
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Myrtle Clara White passed away in November 1975 in Bena, Australia at 82 years of age. She was born on January 26, 1893. She is the child of Tippett John H White and Isabella Kibble White. We know that Myrtle Clara White had been residing in Cave City, Sharp County, Arkansas 72521.

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In 1893, in the year that Myrtle Clara White was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1939, she was 46 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1947, when she was 54 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1963, when she was 70 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1975, in the year of Myrtle Clara White's passing, 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.

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