Edith Darst (1891 - 1971)

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Edith Darst
1891 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Edith Darst was born on March 28, 1891. She died in October 1971 at 80 years of age. We know that Edith Darst had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98118.

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Edith Darst died in October 1971 at 80 years of age. She was born on March 28, 1891. We have no information about Edith's family. We know that Edith Darst had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98118.
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In 1891, in the year that Edith Darst was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1917, she was 26 years old when Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1921, when she was 30 years old, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1946, she was 55 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1971, in the year of Edith Darst's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Mar 21, 1919 - May 24, 1994
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Nov 30, 1913 - May 18, 2004
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Nov 10, 1924 - Mar 5, 2002
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Mar 16, 1913 - May 1981
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Feb 21, 1917 - May 24, 1996
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Jun 6, 1921 - Nov 30, 2002
Olathe, CO
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Apr 8, 1897 - Jul 28, 1989
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Jun 4, 1894 - August 1986
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