Virginia E. Brown (1912 - 1985)

Virginia E. Brown
1912 - 1985
updated February 11, 2019
Virginia E. Brown was born in 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was born to William G. Hafenbrak and Jennie Heim Hafenbrak, with siblings William, Elmer, and Bethel. She died in 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at age 73.
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Virginia E. Brown
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Virginia Brown was born in in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States
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Virginia Brown died in in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States
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Virginia Brown was born in in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States
Virginia Brown died in in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States
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Nov 16, 1880 - December 1967
Unknown - 1956

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May 19, 1907 - Apr 9, 1992
Sep 1, 1917 - Mar 25, 2005
Unknown - 2007

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Virginia E. Brown passed away in 1985 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at age 73. She was born in 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was born to William G. Hafenbrak and Jennie Heim Hafenbrak, with siblings William, Elmer, and Bethel.
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In 1912, in the year that Virginia E. Brown was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1936, at the age of 24 years old, Virginia was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1948, at the age of 36 years old, Virginia was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1959, Virginia was 47 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 1985, in the year of Virginia E. Brown's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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