Ada Frances Palmer

(1878 - 1959)

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Ada Frances Palmer
1878 - 1959
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1878
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1959
Camberwell, Australia
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Camberwell, Australia
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Ada Frances Palmer was born in 1878. She died in 1959 in Camberwell, Australia at 81 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Ada Frances Palmer died in 1959 in Camberwell, Australia at age 81. She was born in 1878. There is no information about Ada's family or relationships.

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In 1878, in the year that Ada Frances Palmer was born, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

In 1893, she was merely 15 years old when on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1900, Ada was 22 years old when a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1940, at the age of 62 years old, Ada was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1959, in the year of Ada Frances Palmer's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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