Winifred Ellen Koetsveld (1892 - 1979)

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Winifred Ellen Koetsveld
1892 - 1979
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1892
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1979
Nobl, Australia
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Nobl, Australia
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Winifred Ellen Koetsveld was born in 1892. She is the child of Chenu Arthur A Koetsveld and Lucy Ellen Capes Koetsveld. She died in 1979 in Nobl, Australia at 87 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Winifred Ellen Koetsveld died in 1979 in Nobl, Australia at age 87. She was born in 1892. She is the child of Chenu Arthur A Koetsveld and Lucy Ellen Capes Koetsveld.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Winifred's lifetime.

In 1892, in the year that Winifred Ellen Koetsveld was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1900, Winifred was just 8 years old when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1922, when she was 30 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1950, Winifred was 58 years old when 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 1979, in the year of Winifred Ellen Koetsveld's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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