Ruth C Worland (1900 - 1993)

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Ruth C Worland
1900 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth C Worland was born on February 13, 1900. She died on March 25, 1993 at age 93. We know that Ruth C Worland had been residing in Aurora, Du Page County, Illinois 60505.

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Ruth C Worland passed away on March 25, 1993 at age 93. She was born on February 13, 1900. There is no information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth C Worland had been residing in Aurora, Du Page County, Illinois 60505.
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In 1900, in the year that Ruth C Worland was born, the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1938, at the age of 38 years old, Ruth was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1964, when she was 64 years old, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1980, she was 80 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1993, in the year of Ruth C Worland's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Jul 2, 1912 - February 1989
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