Vera Johnson

(1906 - 1994)

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Vera Johnson
1906 - 1994
Born
November 17, 1906
Death
May 1994
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Sneads, Jackson County, Florida 32460
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Vera Johnson was born on November 17, 1906. She died in May 1994 at 87 years of age. We know that Vera Johnson had been residing in Sneads, Jackson County, Florida 32460.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Vera Johnson passed away in May 1994 at 87 years of age. She was born on November 17, 1906. We have no information about Vera's family. We know that Vera Johnson had been residing in Sneads, Jackson County, Florida 32460.

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In 1906, in the year that Vera Johnson was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1931, Vera was 25 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1958, Vera was 52 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1987, by the time she was 81 years old, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1994, in the year of Vera Johnson's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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