Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett (1890 - 1972)

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Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett
1890 - 1972
updated December 03, 2019
Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett, mother to 1 child, was born in 1890 in Alexandria, NSW Australia. She was born into the Johnson family and married into the Gaskett family. She married George Mathew Gaskett in 1915. They gave birth to Alma Gaskett. Bertha died in 1972 in Northcote, VIC Australia at 81 years old.

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Bertha Gaskett was born in in Alexandria, Council of the City of Sydney County, NSW Australia

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Bertha Gaskett died in in Northcote, Darebin City County, VIC Australia

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Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett & George Mathew Gaskett

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George Mathew Gaskett
1870 - Jul 31, 1962
Dandenong, Australia

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Alma Gaskett
1912 - 2002

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Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett, mother to 1 child, died in 1972 in Northcote, VIC Australia at age 81. She was born in 1890 in Alexandria, NSW Australia. She married George Mathew Gaskett in 1915. They gave birth to Alma Gaskett.
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In 1890, in the year that Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1932, at the age of 42 years old, Bertha was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1945, when she was 55 years old, on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1966, Bertha was 76 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1972, in the year of Bertha Catherine (Johnson) Gaskett's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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