Ruby (Miller) Blessitt (1915 - 1974)

Ruby (Miller) Blessitt
1915 - 1974
updated August 02, 2020
Ruby (Miller) Blessitt was born on August 16, 1915 in Kentucky. She was born into the Miller family and married into the Blessitt family. She married Earl Blessitt. Ruby died on May 22, 1974 in Leitchfield, Kentucky at age 58.

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Ruby Blessitt was born on in Grayson County, Kentucky United States
Ruby Blessitt died on in Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky United States 42754
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Jan 15, 1907 - Sep 25, 1974


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Ruby (Miller) Blessitt died on May 22, 1974 in Leitchfield, Kentucky at 58 years of age. She was born on August 16, 1915 in Kentucky. She married Earl Blessitt.
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In 1915, in the year that Ruby (Miller) Blessitt was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1934, by the time she was 19 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1945, Ruby was 30 years old when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1961, at the age of 46 years old, Ruby was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1974, in the year of Ruby (Miller) Blessitt's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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