Ruth (Chambers) Shelton (born 1918)

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Ruth Shelton
1918
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c. 1918
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Dallas County, Texas
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Ruth (Chambers) Shelton was born c. 1918. According to her family tree, she married William B. Shelton on May 20, 1978 in Texas and they later separated on July 29, 1981 in Texas. We know that Ruth (Chambers) Shelton had been residing in Dallas County, Texas.
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Married: May 20, 1978 - July 29, 1981
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Married at: Dallas County, TX
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Ruth (Chambers) Shelton was born c. 1918. According to her family tree, she married William B. Shelton on May 20, 1978 in Texas and they later separated on July 29, 1981 in Texas. We know that Ruth (Chambers) Shelton had been residing in Dallas County, Texas.

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In 1918, in the year that Ruth (Chambers) Shelton was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1950, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1962, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1979, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1983, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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