Violet Gossett (1905 - 1983)

Violet Gossett
1905 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Violet Gossett was born on October 10, 1905. She died in April 1983 at 77 years old. We know that Violet Gossett had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33161.
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Violet Gossett passed away in April 1983 at 77 years of age. She was born on October 10, 1905. We are unaware of information about Violet's surviving family. We know that Violet Gossett had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33161.
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In 1905, in the year that Violet Gossett was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1916, at the age of just 11 years old, Violet was alive when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1950, by the time she was 45 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1975, by the time she was 70 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1983, in the year of Violet Gossett's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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