Asked in Theodore Roosevelt
What unique tragedy befell Theodore Roosevelt on St Valentine's Day?
Theodore Rooseveltâ??s wife and mother died on February 14, 1884. The two women died within hours of each other. His mother, Mittie, died from Typhoid Fever and his wife, Alice Lee died from Brightâ??s Disease, a form of kidney failure.
Asked in Definitions
What does befell mean?
Befell means happened or occurred or came to pass. A question might be What tragedy befell Edgar Allan Poe when he was two years old? The answer is His mother and father died. The same question could be asked What happened to Edgar Allan when he was two years old? The same answer would be given: His mother and father died. ...
Asked in US Presidents
What if a president-elect or vp-elect befell tragedy prior to inauguration?
You would elect a new vp but if it were the president the vp would take his place. ...
Asked in Edgar Allan Poe
What tragedy befell Frances Allan and how old was Edgar Allan Poe when it happened?
Like most of the important people in Poe's life, Frances Allan died of tuberculosis when Edgar was 20. ...
Asked in The Crucible (play)
What tragedy befell Ann Putnam to make her suspicious of Rebecca Nurse?
Ann Putnam gave birth to seven children who died, and she believed that they died because of witchcraft. She was jealous and suspicious about the number of healthy children that Rebecca Nurse had. ...
What tragedy befell the Hindenburg?
The Hindenburg was filled with highly flammable hydrogen gas which ignited as the airship was landing at Lakehurst NJ in 1936. 35 of the 97 passengers and crew, as well as one ground crew worker, were killed in the inferno. ...
Asked in Literature Classics, Ernest Hemingway, Banned and Challenged Books, The Old Man and the Sea
Is The Old Man and the Sea triumph or tragedy?
it was both in my humble opinion. Santiago was an old man living what most would deem a tragic life, but he was optimistic and had gained humility in his old age, so much so that the tragedy that befell him wasn't a tragedy at all. it was just another experience and a lesson that reminded him yet again the universe works in mysterious ways. the boy's faith in him was reinforced and the town's opinions of him shaken. ...
Asked in Lost City of Atlantis
What fate befell the Lost city of Atlantis in Plato's writings?
" there occurred portentous earthquakes and floods, and one grievous day and night befell them, when the whole body of your warriors was swallowed up by the earth, and the island of Atlantis in like manner was swallowed up by the sea and vanished." ...
Asked in Books and Literature, Literature Classics
When Jane arrived and saw the remains of thornfield what was she able to determine?
the calamy that befell thornfield was not a recent occurrence.
Asked in Judaism
What does the quote the race towards death had begun mean in night?
This personification is meant to indicate how quickly death befell the Jews of Sighet. ...
Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2
What country did the Nazis invade in 1939 to start world war 2?
That terrible fate befell Poland on September 1st, 1939.
What disaster befell kino after he finds the pearl until he leaves to sell it in the city- the pearl?
His son is stung by a scorpion and falls ill.
Asked in Lost City of Atlantis
What fate befell the 'Lost City of Atlantis' mentioned in Plato's writings?
It disappeared as part of caldera collapse following a major, explosive, volcanic eruption. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality, History, Satanism
What factors might explain the witch-hunting craze?
I am a Wiccan and so my people were the ones that christians were hunting. in truth the usual targets were people who another person despised or wanted what they had. then they would be considered the cause of some tragedy that befell upon them and bam they have a supposed witch. christians wanted to find witch's because in their religion and even in the bible it states that magic is from the devil and evil. this is not true but...