Virginia May (1900 - 1994)

Virginia May
1900 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Virginia May was born on December 17, 1900. She died on July 17, 1994 at 93 years of age. We know that Virginia May had been residing in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina 27713.

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Virginia May

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Virginia May died on July 17, 1994 at 93 years of age. She was born on December 17, 1900. We have no information about Virginia's immediate family. We know that Virginia May had been residing in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina 27713.
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In 1900, in the year that Virginia May was born, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1925, when she was 25 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1945, by the time she was 45 years old, on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

In 1971, Virginia was 71 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1994, in the year of Virginia May'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.

Other Biographies

Other Virginia Mays

Dec 27, 1922 - Sep 16, 2012
around 1845 - Nov 5, 1912
around 1888 - May 23, 1910
around 1947 - Unknown
around 1954 - Unknown
around 1962 - Unknown
around 1949 - Unknown
around 1912 - Unknown
around 1954 - Unknown
around 1939 - Unknown
around 1962 - Unknown
around 1972 - Unknown
Jun 24, 1950 - Oct 24, 2007
May 6, 1921 - August 1975
Jul 12, 1913 - Jan 28, 2004
Apr 28, 1921 - Jan 13, 2005
May 6, 1918 - Apr 24, 2005
Jan 19, 1910 - March 1987
Jul 3, 1907 - Jun 16, 2000
Mar 4, 1913 - Dec 8, 1991

Other Mays

Sep 8, 1922 - January 1967
Jan 22, 1940 - Jun 17, 2003
Jun 10, 1890 - May 1979
Jul 22, 1952 - Nov 25, 1994
Feb 28, 2007 - Nov 4, 2009
Jan 24, 1911 - February 1974
Apr 29, 1957 - November 1980
Dec 8, 1965 - Jan 15, 2004
Sep 8, 1903 - November 1978
Aug 6, 1917 - January 1990
May 7, 1899 - March 1971
Mar 22, 1901 - May 1966
Jul 19, 1889 - July 1969
Jan 30, 1914 - Sep 27, 2003
Jun 11, 1888 - March 1973
Oct 13, 1883 - July 1965
Nov 18, 1917 - May 17, 2003
Apr 1, 1895 - December 1975
May 22, 1909 - Nov 6, 1993
Feb 6, 1908 - February 1978

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Feb 3, 1904 - July 1969
Feb 17, 1902 - October 1973
Oct 24, 1922 - Feb 26, 2001
Jan 31, 1939 - July 1977
Nov 23, 1874 - March 1966
Sep 4, 1911 - September 1976
Feb 14, 1912 - Dec 29, 2005
Jan 9, 1916 - Mar 31, 1996
Dec 23, 1897 - November 1975
Sep 2, 1910 - Jul 2, 2003
Dec 6, 1909 - Feb 8, 2001
Sep 6, 1910 - Feb 19, 2003
Nov 27, 1910 - January 1984
Mar 29, 1894 - June 1979
Feb 21, 1905 - Apr 17, 1993
Nov 12, 1940 - Jul 2, 2011
Oct 30, 1940 - Sep 8, 2006
Aug 15, 1940 - December 1985
Oct 22, 1920 - August 1983
Mar 28, 1914 - Jul 15, 1988
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