Ruby West (1900 - 1980)

Ruby West
1900 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby West was born on November 25, 1900. She died in August 1980 at 79 years of age. We know that Ruby West had been residing in Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County, California 91701.
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Ruby West died in August 1980 at 79 years old. She was born on November 25, 1900. There is no information about Ruby's family. We know that Ruby West had been residing in Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County, California 91701.
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In 1900, in the year that Ruby West was born, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1949, when she was 49 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1950, she was 50 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1969, Ruby was 69 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1980, in the year of Ruby West's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other Ruby Wests

c. 1916 - Unknown
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Sep 1, 1902 - April 1979
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1930 - 1969
1890 - 1965
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Aug 1, 1925 - Oct 10, 1991
c. 1942 - Unknown
c. 1945 - Unknown
c. 1953 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1948 - Unknown
Jan 3, 1886 - Jan 15, 1970
Feb 18, 1916 - April 1971
May 22, 1926 - Apr 1, 2005
Jan 9, 1921 - Feb 27, 2005

Other Wests

May 8, 1929 - Mar 3, 2005
Mar 1, 1930 - June 1993
Mar 2, 1934 - Dec 31, 2002
Dec 6, 1933 - Jun 24, 1992
Oct 13, 1910 - Mar 27, 2002
Sep 18, 1933 - Jun 9, 2010
Jan 26, 1934 - Aug 15, 2008
Aug 8, 1935 - Nov 23, 2008
Jan 14, 1934 - May 15, 1998
Dec 30, 1919 - Mar 7, 2008
Apr 10, 1919 - Jul 22, 1997
Jul 24, 1912 - Jan 11, 1994
Oct 28, 1902 - July 1976
Dec 24, 1934 - Aug 17, 2007
Aug 31, 1889 - February 1964
Apr 6, 1878 - September 1979
Mar 12, 1934 - Apr 23, 1997
Dec 22, 1934 - Nov 21, 1997
Mar 19, 1916 - May 16, 1990
Jul 21, 1891 - June 1972

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Apr 22, 1923 - May 1976
Nov 24, 1931 - Jul 21, 2006
Sep 13, 1932 - Dec 12, 2002
Jan 31, 1931 - Oct 22, 1998
Mar 14, 1931 - Jul 15, 1988
Jan 17, 1931 - Jan 1, 2011
Nov 15, 1930 - Aug 9, 2003
Mar 15, 1922 - Feb 17, 2006
Feb 24, 1929 - December 1983
Dec 29, 1905 - August 1982
Aug 19, 1910 - Sep 21, 2000
Apr 2, 1933 - January 1970
Feb 10, 1933 - Aug 18, 2009
Aug 1, 1930 - May 7, 1999
Aug 5, 1910 - April 1982
Apr 20, 1931 - Apr 7, 2008
Dec 16, 1920 - Feb 11, 2005
Sep 19, 1930 - Apr 26, 1996
Mar 6, 1929 - Sep 19, 2006
Mar 5, 1922 - Dec 16, 1994
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