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Teresa Feeney (1915 - 1987)

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Teresa Feeney
1915 - 1987
Born
November 14, 1915
Death
April 1987
Last Known Residence
Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York 11706
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Teresa Feeney of Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York was born on November 14, 1915, and died at age 71 years old in April 1987.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10078506

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Teresa Feeney passed away at age 71 years old in April 1987. Teresa Feeney of Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York was born on November 14, 1915.

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1915 - 1987 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Teresa Feeney was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

In 1920, Teresa was just 5 years old when the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1939, Teresa was 24 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1979, she was 64 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1987, in the year of Teresa Feeney'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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