Ora Watson

(1895 - 1974)

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Ora Watson
1895 - 1974
Born
March 8, 1895
Death
December 1974
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Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75218
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Ora Watson was born on March 8, 1895. She died in December 1974 at 79 years of age. We know that Ora Watson had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75218.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ora Watson died in December 1974 at 79 years old. She was born on March 8, 1895. There is no information about Ora's surviving family. We know that Ora Watson had been residing in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas 75218.

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In 1895, in the year that Ora Watson was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1902, by the time she was only 7 years old, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1936, by the time she was 41 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1942, she was 47 years old when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1974, in the year of Ora Watson's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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