Sarah Bernstein (1850 - 1911)

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Kings County, New York

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1850 - In the year that Sarah Bernstein was born, in this year, Europeans were 22% of the world population. In 2017, Europeans are 9.94% of the total world population.

1854 - At the age of merely 4 years old, Sarah was alive when on January 6th, Sherlock Holmes was born. Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the character who has endured in popularity for over 160 years. The first Holmes book was published in 1887.

1862 - When she was only 12 years old, on February 22nd, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America. His term was to be for 6 years.

1899 - Sarah was 49 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1911 - In the year of Sarah Bernstein's passing, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

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Sarah Bernstein passed away on October 20, 1911 in New York at 61 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Sarah. She was born around 1850. We have no information about Sarah's family.

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