Zelpha E Stephens (1924 - 1997)

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Zelpha E Stephens
1924 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Zelpha E Stephens was born on May 20, 1924. She died on December 8, 1997 at age 73. We know that Zelpha E Stephens had been residing in Hardinsburg, Washington County, Indiana 47125.

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Zelpha E Stephens died on December 8, 1997 at 73 years of age. She was born on May 20, 1924. There is no information about Zelpha's surviving family. We know that Zelpha E Stephens had been residing in Hardinsburg, Washington County, Indiana 47125.
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1924 - 1997 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Zelpha E Stephens was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1948, when she was 24 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1968, at the age of 44 years old, Zelpha was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1980, she was 56 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1997, in the year of Zelpha E Stephens's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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