Peggy Allen (1909 - 1985)

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Peggy Allen
1909 - 1985
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June 12, 1909
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March 1985
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Tucson, Pima County, Arizona 85713
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Peggy Allen was born on June 12, 1909. She died in March 1985 at 75 years old. We know that Peggy Allen had been residing in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona 85713.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Peggy Allen passed away in March 1985 at age 75. She was born on June 12, 1909. We are unaware of information about Peggy's family. We know that Peggy Allen had been residing in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona 85713.

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In 1909, in the year that Peggy Allen was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1911, Peggy was just 2 years old when Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1922, she was only 13 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 1948, Peggy was 39 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1985, in the year of Peggy Allen's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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