Ruth Russell (born 1908)

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Greenville County, South Carolina

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3 Years Of High School

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Military serial#: A-401192
Enlisted: December 8, 1942 in Ft Jackson Columbia South Carolina
Military branch: Women's Army Corps Aviation Cadet Women's Army Corps
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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White, Citizen

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Bessie Mae Ballinger Russell

Bessie Mae Ballinger Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Forrest Tucker in Auntie Mame

Forrest Tucker in Auntie Mame

Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan

Jasmine Brown

Jasmine Brown

Bobby Russell Jr

Bobby Russell Jr

Sherry Turner

Sherry Turner

Belinda Gadson

Belinda Gadson

Alystine G Russell

Alystine G Russell

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Jacqueline D. (Antasek) Russell Bessie Mae Ballinger Russell Rosalind Russell Rosalind Russell

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In 1909, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1949, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1952, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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.

In 1995, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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