Priscilla Young (1898 - 1983)

Priscilla Young
1898 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Priscilla Young was born on April 21, 1898. She died in December 1983 at 85 years old. We know that Priscilla Young had been residing in Ozone Park, Queens County, New York 11417.


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Priscilla Young died in December 1983 at 85 years of age. She was born on April 21, 1898. There is no information about Priscilla's surviving family. We know that Priscilla Young had been residing in Ozone Park, Queens County, New York 11417.
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In 1898, in the year that Priscilla Young was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1932, she was 34 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1946, Priscilla was 48 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1951, at the age of 53 years old, Priscilla was alive when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1983, in the year of Priscilla Young's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Apr 22, 1931 - Feb 8, 1998
Aug 7, 1913 - Sep 7, 1999
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Aug 29, 1905 - December 1974
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