Annie Lane (1864 - 1944)

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Annie Lane
1864 - 1944
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1864
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1944
Carlton, Australia
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Carlton, Australia
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Annie Lane was born in 1864. She was born to Tomkins George Lane and Ann Lane. She died in 1944 in Carlton, Australia at 80 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Annie Lane died in 1944 in Carlton, Australia at age 80. She was born in 1864. She was born to Tomkins George Lane and Ann Lane.

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In 1864, in the year that Annie Lane was born, on June 15th, Arlington National Cemetery was created in Arlington Virginia. 200 acres from the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home were set aside to be a military cemetery. The home and grounds had been in Lee's wife's family - she was a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington.

In 1881, she was 17 years old when on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

In 1890, by the time she was 26 years old, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1908, she was 44 years old when the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1944, in the year of Annie Lane's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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