Saloma Buckhalter (1893 - 1987)



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Ruleville, Sunflower County, Mississippi

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1893 - In the year that Saloma Buckhalter was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

1927 - This person was 34 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1973 - Saloma was 80 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1985 - This person was 92 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

1987 - In the year of Saloma Buckhalter's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Saloma Buckhalter died in May 1987 at 93 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Saloma. Saloma was born on June 16, 1893. We are unaware of information about Saloma's immediate family. We know that Saloma Buckhalter had been residing in Ruleville, Sunflower County, Mississippi.


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