Opal Alexander (1918 - 1978)

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Opal Alexander
1918 - 1978
December 18, 1918
October 1978
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Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas 77656
Opal Alexander was born on December 18, 1918. She died in October 1978 at 59 years of age. We know that Opal Alexander had been residing in Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas 77656.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Opal Alexander passed away in October 1978 at 59 years of age. She was born on December 18, 1918. We have no information about Opal's immediate family. We know that Opal Alexander had been residing in Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas 77656.

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In 1918, in the year that Opal Alexander was born, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1922, she was merely 4 years old when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1944, when she was 26 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1966, at the age of 48 years old, Opal was alive when 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 1978, in the year of Opal Alexander's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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