Zelma White (1901 - 1976)

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Zelma White
1901 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Zelma White was born on December 24, 1901. She died in March 1976 at 74 years old. We know that Zelma White had been residing in Crystal Springs, Copiah County, Mississippi 39059.


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Zelma White died in March 1976 at 74 years of age. She was born on December 24, 1901. We are unaware of information about Zelma's family or relationships. We know that Zelma White had been residing in Crystal Springs, Copiah County, Mississippi 39059.
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In 1901, in the year that Zelma White was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1928, at the age of 27 years old, Zelma was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1942, at the age of 41 years old, Zelma was alive when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1962, by the time she was 61 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1976, in the year of Zelma White's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Feb 21, 1947 - Sep 9, 2005
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