Ruby O Wild (1916 - 1997)

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Riverbank, Stanislaus County, California

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Ezra Robert  Wild gravesite

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Anna M. Sühler Wild family

Anna M. Sühler Wild family

Edwin J  Wild

Edwin J Wild

Alfred Nicholas Wild

Alfred Nicholas Wild

Grace Leona (Morgan) Wild

Grace Leona (Morgan) Wild

Norma Jean Wild

Norma Jean Wild

Norma Jean Wild

Norma Jean Wild

Grace Leona Morgan

Grace Leona Morgan

Jennie Ethel Miller

Jennie Ethel Miller

Joseph Alma Wild

Joseph Alma Wild

Kelly Jo Wild

Kelly Jo Wild

Ivy Laura Wild Page gravesite

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John Ashman and Ann Wild Wild Brothers and wives Ezra Robert  Wild gravesite Anna M. Sühler Wild family

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1916 - In the year that Ruby O Wild was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1957 - By the time she was 41 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1960 - At the age of 44 years old, Ruby was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1995 - Ruby was 79 years old when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

1997 - In the year of Ruby O Wild's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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Ruby O Wild passed away on April 20, 1997 at 81 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on February 27, 1916. We are unaware of information about Ruby's immediate family. We know that Ruby O Wild had been residing in Riverbank, Stanislaus County, California.

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