Peggy R Allen (1908 - 1988)

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Peggy R Allen
1908 - 1988
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July 3, 1908
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November 18, 1988
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Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64124
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Peggy R Allen was born on July 3, 1908. She died on November 18, 1988 at 80 years old. We know that Peggy R Allen had been residing in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64124.
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Peggy R Allen died on November 18, 1988 at 80 years old. She was born on July 3, 1908. There is no information about Peggy's family. We know that Peggy R Allen had been residing in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64124.

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In 1908, in the year that Peggy R Allen was born, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1912, Peggy was merely 4 years old when the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1932, Peggy was 24 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1969, by the time she was 61 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1988, in the year of Peggy R Allen's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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