Nancy A Shaw (1911 - 2000)

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Nancy A Shaw
1911 - 2000
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February 20, 1911
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October 14, 2000
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Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46250
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Nancy A Shaw was born on February 20, 1911. She died on October 14, 2000 at 89 years old. We know that Nancy A Shaw had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46250.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Nancy A Shaw passed away on October 14, 2000 at age 89. She was born on February 20, 1911. We have no information about Nancy's family or relationships. We know that Nancy A Shaw had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46250.

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In 1911, in the year that Nancy A Shaw was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1936, at the age of 25 years old, Nancy was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1944, at the age of 33 years old, Nancy was alive when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1950, at the age of 39 years old, Nancy was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1979, by the time she was 68 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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