Willidee Baird (1902 - 1970)

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Monique LaVonne Whiteley Baird

Monique LaVonne Whiteley Baird

Monique LaVonne Whiteley Baird

Monique LaVonne Whiteley Baird

Meryl Mary Stewart (Baird) Duval

Meryl Mary Stewart (Baird) Duval

Ronald & Mary (Baird) Mckinnon

Ronald & Mary (Baird) Mckinnon

Ethel Baird Lewis; Chariton, Iowa

Ethel Baird Lewis; Chariton, Iowa

Stella Baird

Stella Baird

The Mickey Mouse Club 1950's

The Mickey Mouse Club 1950's

M.M. Samm

M.M. Samm

Young Love of Alene & Merritt (Samm)

Young Love of Alene & Merritt (Samm)

William L. & Caroline R. Pitman Bolton

William L. & Caroline R. Pitman Bolton

David William Eccles Baird

David William Eccles Baird

Merritt Marshall (Samm) Baird

Merritt Marshall (Samm) Baird

David William Eccles Baird

David William Eccles Baird

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John Baird Headstone Monique LaVonne Whiteley Baird Monique LaVonne Whiteley Baird Meryl Mary Stewart (Baird) Duval

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1902 - In the year that Willidee Baird was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

1920 - When this person was 18 years old, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1929 - By the time this person was 27 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1943 - This person was 41 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1970 - In the year of Willidee Baird's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Willidee Baird passed away in October 1970 at age 68. No cause of death has been entered. Willidee was born on January 15, 1902. There is no information about Willidee's family. We know that Willidee Baird had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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