Nettie Defelice (1889 - 1964)

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Nettie Defelice
1889 - 1964
updated February 06, 2019
Nettie Defelice was born on January 5, 1889. She died in July 1964 at 75 years old. We know that Nettie Defelice had been residing in California.


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Nettie Defelice died in July 1964 at 75 years old. She was born on January 5, 1889. We are unaware of information about Nettie's surviving family. We know that Nettie Defelice had been residing in California.
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In 1889, in the year that Nettie Defelice was born, on May 31st, the South Fork Dam collapsed. Located in western Pennsylvania, the dam failed - sending more than 20 million tons of water into the towns below it. The flood killed more than 2,200 people in and around Johnstown. The newly formed Red Cross responded to the disaster.

In 1909, when she was 20 years old, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1929, Nettie was 40 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1959, Nettie was 70 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1964, in the year of Nettie Defelice's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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Willie A Defelice
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Rose Defelice
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Gennaro Defelice
Nov 20, 1912 - May 1981
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Americo G Defelice
Jan 20, 1955 - Feb 11, 1992
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Marie C Defelice
Oct 16, 1901 - December 1992
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Jun 14, 1915 - March 1977
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Mar 4, 1928 - September 1986
Dorothy Louise Defelice
Aug 1, 1939 - Feb 12, 2011
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Danny Defelice
Apr 13, 1962 - Jun 22, 2007
Mi Wuk Village, CA
Frances H Defelice
Dec 8, 1913 - Mar 16, 1997
North Fort Myers, FL
Joseph M Defelice
Dec 20, 1951 - Feb 2, 2011
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Nov 6, 1908 - December 1971
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