105 - Nora F. Cummins - Konawa, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 34° 58.248 W 096° 46.422
14S E 703243 N 3872068
Quick Description: Nora F. Cummins was a centenarian who lived from 1888 to 1994 - in Konawa Cemetery, northwest of Konawa, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2021 8:02:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM13KZT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
Views: 1

Long Description:
Nora F. Cummins was a centenarian who lived from 1888 to 1994; a life of 105 or 106 years! She is interred in Konawa Cemetery, northwest of Konawa, Oklahoma. I could find no additional information for her.

During her long life Nora witnessed the following events:

1888 - Age 0 - the Washington Monument opens to the public
1893 - Age 5 - use of the first numbered car license plates
1898 - Age 10 - The USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana Harbor
1903 - Age 15 - the Wright Brothers fly their first airplane
1908 - Age 20 - Wilbur Wright makes first powered flight in Europe
1913 - Age 25 - premier of Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring
1918 - Age 30 - end of the War To End All Wars
1923 - Age 35 - Louis Armstrong makes his first recording
1928 - Age 40 - the first Winter Olympics (as a separate event)
1933 - Age 45 - Adolf Hitler secretly plans to re-arm Germany
1938 - Age 50 - Germany annexes Austria
1943 - Age 55 - X-10 Reactor goes critical, begins producing plutonium
1948 - Age 60 - President Truman ends racial segregation in the Armed Forces
1953 - Age 65 - Watson and Crick announce their discovery of the structure of DNA
1958 - Age 70 - Explorer I, the first U.S. satellite
1963 - Age 75 - Kennedy gives his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech in West Berlin, Germany
1968 - Age 80 - Apollo 8 orbits the Moon
1973 - Age 85 - Skylab launched into Earth orbit
1978 - Age 90 - The Star Wars Holiday Special airs for the first and only time
1983 - Age 95 - ARPANET adopts TCP/IP, creating the Internet
1988 - Age 100 - The first Internet "worm" is released
1993 - Age 105 - Windows NT released
Location of Headstone: Konawa Cemetery

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