101 - Minnie B. Woods - Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Norman, OK
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N 35° 14.597 W 097° 26.357
14S E 642001 N 3901138
Quick Description: Minnie Woods was born the same year that Theodore Roosevelt succeeded William McKinley as President of the United States.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2013 10:16:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMJQW2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The final resting place of Minnie Woods is at the south side of the Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery, just north of the drive.

Text on marker:


Minnie B.
Aug. 30, 1901
Dec. 15, 2002

Homer L.
May 23, 1901
Dec. 25, 1979

Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Minnie's time on earth:

1901: Michigan schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor goes over Niagara Falls in a barrel and survives.
1911: Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovers Superconductivity. He presented his findings on April 28, 1911
1921: First Northern Ireland general election for the new Parliament of Northern Ireland is held
1931: British writer Arnold Bennett dies of typhoid in London shortly after returning from a visit to Paris, where he drank local water to prove it was safe.
1941: Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak ends.
1951: Hank Ketcham's best-selling comic strip Dennis the Menace appeared in newspapers across the U.S. for the first time.
1961: President Kennedy delivers a revealing speech: The President and the Press: Address before the American Newspaper Publishers Association
1971: Apollo 14 lands on the Moon.
1981: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.
1991: On Baghdad radio, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein announces the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Kuwait. Iraqi soldiers set fire to Kuwaiti oil fields as they retreat.
2002: The Open Skies mutual surveillance treaty, initially signed in 1992, officially enters into force.
Location of Headstone: Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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