102 - Mitchell Lane Stripling - Bullard, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 08.178 W 095° 19.901
15S E 280059 N 3557925
Quick Description: Mitchell Lane Stripling was born in 1899, the year that the Philippine–American War began.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2019 8:40:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM11DQE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Mr. Stripling's final resting place is marked by a red granite headstone on a slab, and the family name is on the reverse. Flowers complement a lighter-colored text box, and the inscription is simple:

Mitchell Lane
Stripling

Feb. 24, 1899
Nov. 17, 2001

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Significant events that occurred in his lifetime include:

1899 - Filipino forces use violence to question why Cuba gained their independence but the Philippines did not after the Spanish-American War.
1909 - Joan of Arc is beatified.
1919 - Prohibition takes effect in the United States, ushering in an era of peace and enlightenment.
1929 - The Vatican City-State is established after sixty years of its head staying out of public view.
1939 - Batman makes his first appearance in Detective Comics #27.
1949 - George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" is published.
1959 - Fidel Castro takes over in Cuba, ushering in an era of peace and enlightenment.
1969 - Sesame Street first airs.
1979 - Nazi criminal Josef Mengele suffers a stroke and drowns while swimming in Brazil.
1989 - Pons and Fleischmann announce that they have achieved cold fusion at the University of Utah.
1999 - Napster debuts, and Metallica soon goes broke.
2001 - One wonders what a centenarian thinks as planes strike the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11.
Location of Headstone: Bullard Cemetery

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