Alma Burgess (1926 - 2011)

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Alma Burgess
1926 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Alma Burgess was born on April 26, 1926. She died on April 16, 2011 at 84 years old. We know that Alma Burgess had been residing in Wagener, Aiken County, South Carolina 29164.


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Alma Burgess died on April 16, 2011 at age 84. She was born on April 26, 1926. We are unaware of information about Alma's family. We know that Alma Burgess had been residing in Wagener, Aiken County, South Carolina 29164.
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In 1926, in the year that Alma Burgess was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1937, when she was merely 11 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1940, when she was only 14 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1972, Alma was 46 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1998, Alma was 72 years old when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Jul 24, 1924 - Apr 24, 1992
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Oct 18, 1923 - Dec 21, 1999
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Roscoe Burgess
Dec 2, 1925 - Nov 3, 1988
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Dec 1, 1925 - Jan 3, 2007
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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Dec 10, 1909 - Jun 3, 2000
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Jan 22, 1919 - Dec 4, 2004
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Zellie Burgess
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