Peggy Allen (1926 - 1980)

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Peggy Allen
1926 - 1980
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August 26, 1926
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January 1980
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Rohnert Park, Sonoma County, California 94928
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Peggy Allen was born on August 26, 1926. She died in January 1980 at 53 years old. We know that Peggy Allen had been residing in Rohnert Park, Sonoma County, California 94928.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Peggy Allen passed away in January 1980 at 53 years of age. She was born on August 26, 1926. There is no information about Peggy's family or relationships. We know that Peggy Allen had been residing in Rohnert Park, Sonoma County, California 94928.

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In 1926, in the year that Peggy Allen was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1946, she was 20 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1954, Peggy was 28 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1965, at the age of 39 years old, Peggy was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1980, in the year of Peggy Allen's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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