Donald Eugene Burks (1932 - 2004)

Donald Eugene Burks
1932 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Donald Eugene Burks was born on June 16, 1932. He died on May 20, 2004 at 71 years old. We know that Donald Eugene Burks had been residing in Fordland, Webster County, Missouri 65652.
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Donald Eugene Burks
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Eugene
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Burks
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Fordland, Webster County, Missouri 65652
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Missouri Veterans Cemetery / Springfield Section G Row 06 Site 0327, 5201 South Southwood, in Springfield, Missouri 65804
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: HM3
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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Donald Eugene Burks died on May 20, 2004 at 71 years old. He was buried in Missouri Veterans Cemetery / Springfield Section G Row 06 Site 0327, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on June 16, 1932. We are unaware of information about Donald's family or relationships. We know that Donald Eugene Burks had been residing in Fordland, Webster County, Missouri 65652.
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In 1932, in the year that Donald Eugene Burks was born, 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 1944, at the age of just 12 years old, Donald was alive when 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.

In 1961, Donald was 29 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1981, by the time he was 49 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1990, he was 58 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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