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Lucy Francis Bourn

1854 - 1937

Lucy Francis Bourn
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1873


Dec 25
Age: 19y
December 27, 1873 Siege of Bilbao (Third Carlist War; until 2 May 1874): Campaigning in Navarre, Pretender Don Carlos VII and General Joaquín Elío besiege Bilbao, held by General Ignacio del Castillo and 1,200 men. The Carlist force is ten times this number and includes most of the troops from Navarre, Vizcaya and Alava, although a considerable force is left in Guipúzcoa. Despite defeat at nearby Somorrostro, Republic commander Marshal Francisco Serrano, supported by Generals Manuel de la Concha and Arsenio Martínez Campos, brilliantly breaks the siege and Concha then marches on Estella.

1930


Age: 75y

1937


Mar 29
Age: 83y
January 23, 1937 • In Moscow, seventeen leading Communists go on trial, accused of participating in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow Joseph Stalin's regime and assassinate its leaders.
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1937


Mar 29

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Hitt, Missouri, USA ⇓
Buried in the Richland Cemetery, Scotland County, Missouri
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June 14, 1937 Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.