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Nannie Roszell (1876 - 1979)

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Nannie Roszell
1876 - 1979
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December 2, 1876
Death
January 1979
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Clifton Forge, Clifton Forge City County, Virginia 24422
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Nannie Roszell was born on December 2, 1876. She died in January 1979 at age 102. We know that Nannie Roszell had been residing in Clifton Forge, Clifton Forge City County, Virginia 24422.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Nannie Roszell passed away in January 1979 at 102 years old. She was born on December 2, 1876. We have no information about Nannie's surviving family. We know that Nannie Roszell had been residing in Clifton Forge, Clifton Forge City County, Virginia 24422.
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In 1876, in the year that Nannie Roszell was born, on June 4th, the Transcontinental Express - an express train - arrived in San Francisco, using the 7 year old transcontinental railroad line. It took 83 hours and 39 minutes from New York City - about 3.5 days - to cross the country.

In 1881, she was just 5 years old when on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

In 1932, when she was 56 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1966, by the time she was 90 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1979, in the year of Nannie Roszell's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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