Nina Spann (1890 - 1977)

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Nina Spann
1890 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Nina Spann was born on November 14, 1890. She died in December 1977 at 87 years of age. We know that Nina Spann had been residing in Panama City, Bay County, Florida 32401.


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Nina Spann died in December 1977 at 87 years of age. She was born on November 14, 1890. There is no information about Nina's family or relationships. We know that Nina Spann had been residing in Panama City, Bay County, Florida 32401.
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In 1890, in the year that Nina Spann was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1938, at the age of 48 years old, Nina was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1941, by the time she was 51 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1967, by the time she was 77 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1977, in the year of Nina Spann's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Jim Spann
Sep 12, 1882 - February 1967
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O B Spann
Aug 6, 1912 - Jan 14, 2000
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Dalton C Spann
May 10, 1908 - Nov 26, 1997
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Jul 2, 1924 - Dec 28, 1994
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Feb 15, 1896 - January 1983
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Willie Spann
Jan 15, 1905 - December 1974
Tampa, Florida
Vernon M Spann
Aug 27, 1956 - Sep 15, 1997
Jacksonville, FL
Charles F Spann
Apr 9, 1923 - Oct 27, 1994
Miami, FL
Winifred Spann
Apr 18, 1959 - Jan 13, 2007
Miami, FL
N D Spann
Nov 17, 1926 - Aug 15, 1988
Annie Spann
Feb 24, 1929 - Jan 14, 2009
Canandaigua, NY
Willie Spann
May 24, 1929 - November 1973
Abbeville, Alabama
Earl Spann
Aug 15, 1929 - May 1972
Nellie Spann
Nov 9, 1893 - March 1976
J v Spann
Oct 9, 1933 - September 1987
Jack G Spann
Jul 1, 1935 - Mar 4, 1995
Delray Beach, FL
Viola Spann
Jan 15, 1898 - May 1985
West Palm Beach, Florida

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