Myrtle Dearing (1900 - 1987)

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Myrtle Dearing
1900 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Myrtle Dearing was born on April 11, 1900. She died in February 1987 at 86 years of age. We know that Myrtle Dearing had been residing in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.


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Myrtle Dearing died in February 1987 at 86 years of age. She was born on April 11, 1900. We are unaware of information about Myrtle's immediate family. We know that Myrtle Dearing had been residing in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.
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In 1900, in the year that Myrtle Dearing was born, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1923, at the age of 23 years old, Myrtle was alive when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1932, at the age of 32 years old, Myrtle was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1960, she was 60 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1987, in the year of Myrtle Dearing's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Dec 15, 1937 - Apr 5, 2004
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Jan 4, 1942 - Jan 11, 2009
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Oct 22, 1933 - Oct 31, 2002
New Albany, IN
Rumsey Dearing
Dec 16, 1885 - July 1971
Indianapolis, Indiana
Robert Dearing
Oct 17, 1917 - December 1978
Charles Dearing
Jan 3, 1920 - June 1986
Indianapolis, Indiana
Charles Dearing
Jun 20, 1919 - August 1981
Bayside, New York
James Dearing
Jul 26, 1946 - November 1982
Debbie Dearing
Jul 15, 1955 - September 1980
Claude H Dearing
Jul 23, 1913 - Jul 31, 1997
Florence, SC
Helen M Dearing
Feb 8, 1912 - Dec 28, 1999
Florence, SC
W Dearing
Apr 16, 1910 - September 1980
Lafayette, Indiana
Lucy F Dearing
Dec 14, 1908 - Mar 6, 1999
Alexandria, IN
Ralph Dearing
Jun 10, 1920 - Mar 8, 2006
Fort Wayne, IN
Birl Dearing
Jul 5, 1920 - April 1985
Berkley, Michigan
Minnie E Dearing
Feb 21, 1914 - Feb 7, 2002
Newburgh, IN
Geraldine Dearing
Nov 2, 1909 - Jun 7, 2002
Huntingburg, IN
Virginia Dearing
Nov 12, 1924 - Sep 23, 1999
Huntingburg, IN
Robert E Dearing
Dec 26, 1928 - Dec 26, 2008
Indianapolis, IN
Sarah Dearing
Apr 5, 1888 - January 1973
Indianapolis, Indiana

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