Violet Gossett

(1905 - 1983)

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Violet Gossett
1905 - 1983
Born
October 10, 1905
Death
April 1983
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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33161
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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.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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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, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1928, she was 23 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1955, by the time she was 50 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1968, at the age of 63 years old, Violet was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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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