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Opal M Hibbs (1901 - 1996)

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Opal M Hibbs
1901 - 1996
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May 22, 1901
Death
August 15, 1996
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Farmington, Marion County, West Virginia 26571
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Opal M Hibbs was born on May 22, 1901. She died on August 15, 1996 at 95 years of age. We know that Opal M Hibbs had been residing in Farmington, Marion County, West Virginia 26571.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Opal M Hibbs passed away on August 15, 1996 at 95 years of age. She was born on May 22, 1901. We have no information about Opal's family or relationships. We know that Opal M Hibbs had been residing in Farmington, Marion County, West Virginia 26571.
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In 1901, in the year that Opal M Hibbs was born, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1927, she was 26 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1945, she was 44 years old when on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

In 1976, when she was 75 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1996, in the year of Opal M Hibbs's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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