Ruth Hightower (born 1891)

Ruth Hightower
1891 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth Hightower was born in 1891.

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In 1891, in the year that Ruth Hightower was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1903, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1928, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1968, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1980, 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.

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c. 1939 - Unknown
Feb 25, 1915 - September 1982
Apr 30, 1898 - February 1976
Jul 5, 1957 - Jun 12, 2009
Aug 9, 1912 - Nov 26, 2002
Oct 7, 1891 - April 1984
Oct 1, 1937 - Jun 24, 2006
Dec 12, 1903 - May 15, 1969
Sep 30, 1919 - Jun 7, 2006
Apr 12, 1913 - February 1972
Dec 1, 1920 - May 24, 2003
Oct 16, 1923 - Aug 26, 2009
Apr 25, 1901 - Oct 30, 2003
Nov 25, 1909 - Jan 24, 2009

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Aug 27, 1903 - December 1986
Feb 18, 1905 - October 1984
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