Burthold Glowgoer (1883 - 1946)



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St Kilda, Australia

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1883 - In the year that Burthold Glowgoer was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1919 - By the time this person was 36 years old, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

1923 - Burthold was 40 years old when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

1932 - At the age of 49 years old, Burthold was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1946 - In the year of Burthold Glowgoer's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Burthold Glowgoer passed away in 1946 in St Kilda, Australia at age 63. No cause of death has been listed for Burthold. Burthold was born in 1883. We are unaware of information about Burthold's surviving family.


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