Ethel Louisa Birnie (1869 - 1949)

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Ethel Louisa Birnie
1869 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Ethel Louisa Birnie was born in 1869. She was born to Birnie William Francis Birnie and Ann Collier Birnie, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Wgul, Australia at age 80.

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Wgul, Australia

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Ann Collier Birnie

Wgul, Australia

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Ethel Louisa Birnie passed away in 1949 in Wgul, Australia at age 80. She was born in 1869. She was born to Birnie William Francis Birnie and Ann Collier Birnie, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1869 - 1949 World Events

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In 1869, in the year that Ethel Louisa Birnie was born, on February 5th, prospectors in Victoria, Australia, discovered the biggest loose gold nugget ever found. Known as the "Welcome Stranger", it was discovered only 1.2 inches below ground and weighed a whopping 214.1 lbs. It would be worth over $4 million today.

In 1878, she was just 9 years old when on June 15th, photographer Eadweard Muybridge - at the request of Leland Stanford - produced the first sequence of stop-motion still photographs. Stanford contended that a galloping horse had all four feet off the ground. Only photos of a horse at a gallop would settle the question and, using 12 cameras and a series of photos, Muybridge settled the question: Stanford was right. Muybridge's use of several cameras and stills led to motion pictures.

In 1898, when she was 29 years old, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1923, Ethel was 54 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1949, in the year of Ethel Louisa Birnie's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Ethel Lillian Birnie
1900 - 1982
Mtel, Australia
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Heidelberg, Australia

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Ann Collier Birnie

Wgul, Australia
Norman Birnie
1861 - 1950
East Melbourne, Australia
George Birnie

East Melbourne, Australia
Isabella Browne Birnie

East Melbourne, Australia
John Birnie
1884 - 1954
Bendigo, Australia
George Birnie

Bendigo, Australia
Elsie Hutchinson Birnie

Bendigo, Australia
John Irving Birnie
1897 - 1954
Geelong, Australia
Norman Birnie

Geelong, Australia
Barbara Birnie

Geelong, Australia
Robert Kenneth Birnie
1890 - 1956
Hawthorn, Australia
Norman Birnie

Hawthorn, Australia
Barbara Irving Birnie

Hawthorn, Australia
Birnie
Died: 1958
Ring, Australia
Stuart John Birnie

Ring, Australia
Gordon James Birnie
Died: 1959
Castlemaine, Australia
Kenneth Robe Birnie

Castlemaine, Australia
Dulcie Doreen Peters Birnie

Castlemaine, Australia

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Ann Collier Birnie

Wgul, Australia
Annie Louisa Batten
1875 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
David John Randles
1875 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Randles Robert Randles

Wgul, Australia
Frederick Arthur Henry Best
1892 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Best John Best

Wgul, Australia
Sarah Ann Pearce Best

Wgul, Australia
Donald Percival Kelly
Died: 1949
Wgul, Australia
Kelly Percival Kelly

Wgul, Australia
Mary Olga Matanas Kelly

Wgul, Australia
Ada Rowena Lennox
1883 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Brooker Samuel Lennox

Wgul, Australia
Agnes Ann Negus Lennox

Wgul, Australia
Caroline Doris Furnell
1903 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Mary Jane Dart Furnell

Wgul, Australia
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