Olivia A Leggett (1897 - 1987)

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Olivia A Leggett
1897 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Olivia A Leggett was born on July 30, 1897. She died on June 1, 1987 at 89 years of age. We know that Olivia A Leggett had been residing in Bogue Chitto, Lincoln County, Mississippi 39629.


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Olivia A Leggett passed away on June 1, 1987 at age 89. She was born on July 30, 1897. There is no information about Olivia's family. We know that Olivia A Leggett had been residing in Bogue Chitto, Lincoln County, Mississippi 39629.
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In 1897, in the year that Olivia A Leggett was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1919, Olivia was 22 years old when in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1943, Olivia was 46 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1972, by the time she was 75 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1987, in the year of Olivia A Leggett's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Thomas W Leggett
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Charles P Leggett
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William E Leggett
Jul 26, 1927 - Oct 25, 1999
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B L Leggett
Jun 16, 1935 - Sep 15, 1995
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Johnny Leggett
Aug 22, 1924 - Feb 22, 1993
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Lyle E Leggett
Oct 2, 1937 - Jul 15, 2000
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Pearl Leggett
Dec 12, 1885 - November 1984
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Fred Leggett
Oct 29, 1912 - June 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
Oscar Leggett
Apr 25, 1913 - May 1968
Greenwood Springs, Mississippi
Charley C Leggett
Feb 28, 1914 - Aug 23, 1993
Longview, TX
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Nov 7, 1881 - September 1969
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