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Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland (1894 - 1983)

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Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland
1894 - 1983
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1894
Death
1983
Croy, Australia
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Croy Australia
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Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland of Croy Australia was born in 1894 to Dring Dehavilland. Winifred Dehavilland died at age 89 years old in 1983 in Croy.
Updated: September 4, 2013
Biography ID: 146824676

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Winifred Dehavilland passed away at age 89 years old in 1983 in Croy. Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland of Croy Australia was born in 1894 to Dring Dehavilland.

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Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland lived 18 years longer than the average Dehavilland family member when she died at the age of 89.
The average age of a Dehavilland family member is 71.
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In 1894, in the year that Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1947, Winifred was 53 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1953, Winifred was 59 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1975, she was 81 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1983, in the year of Winifred Whitfor Dehavilland's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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