Nancy Drew (1907 - 2000)

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Nancy Drew
1907 - 2000
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June 15, 1907
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October 15, 2000
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Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48235
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Nancy Drew was born on June 15, 1907. She died on October 15, 2000 at 93 years old. We know that Nancy Drew had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48235.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Nancy Drew passed away on October 15, 2000 at 93 years old. She was born on June 15, 1907. We have no information about Nancy's family. We know that Nancy Drew had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48235.

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In 1907, in the year that Nancy Drew was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1947, by the time she was 40 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1951, by the time she was 44 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1969, by the time she was 62 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1976, at the age of 69 years old, Nancy was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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