Velma Smith (1913 - 2001)

Velma Smith
1913 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Velma Smith was born on June 15, 1913. She died on July 12, 2001 at age 88.
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Velma Smith died on July 12, 2001 at 88 years old. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section 3 Site 266, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on June 15, 1913. There is no information about Velma's family or relationships.
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In 1913, in the year that Velma Smith was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1959, Velma was 46 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1979, Velma was 66 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 1988, by the time she was 75 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1996, by the time she was 83 years old, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Jul 30, 1915 - Jul 7, 2012
Sep 17, 1917 - Feb 27, 2012
Jan 22, 1922 - Oct 3, 2011
Jan 9, 1951 - Mar 21, 2009
May 1, 1929 - Apr 24, 2009
Jul 17, 1929 - Nov 27, 2008
Mar 12, 1910 - Nov 22, 1960
Jan 29, 1919 - May 30, 2003
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Feb 21, 1931 - Jul 8, 2001
Oct 15, 1906 - Nov 9, 1959
Dec 31, 1969 - Jan 16, 1963
Dec 31, 1969 - Jan 4, 1973
Jan 25, 1930 - Jul 9, 2001
Apr 20, 1941 - Jan 4, 1994
Dec 31, 1969 - Jan 9, 1994
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 8, 1982
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 24, 1967
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 22, 1991
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 24, 1964
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 1, 1963
Sep 15, 1946 - Nov 28, 1967
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 24, 1987
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 14, 1989
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 12, 1976
Oct 26, 1918 - Oct 28, 1987

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Nov 4, 1930 - Jun 21, 1973
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 21, 1963
Aug 21, 1925 - Mar 2, 1989
Nov 11, 1926 - May 21, 1990
Apr 16, 1921 - Feb 24, 1984
Unknown - Aug 24, 1941
Mar 12, 1962 - Mar 10, 1966
Dec 21, 1912 - May 11, 1990
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 30, 1957
Mar 1, 1927 - Apr 12, 1990
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 18, 1972
Jun 3, 1960 - Oct 11, 1989
Jan 11, 1933 - Feb 23, 1990
Oct 21, 1919 - May 15, 1990
Jul 28, 1927 - Jan 26, 1983
Oct 5, 1927 - Mar 25, 1985
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 30, 1969
Dec 31, 1969 - May 19, 1947
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 4, 1976
Jul 23, 1930 - Feb 16, 1993
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