Evelyn Payne (1890 - 1959)

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Evelyn Payne
1890 - 1959
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1890
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1959
Cheltenham, Australia
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Cheltenham, Australia
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Evelyn Payne was born in 1890. She died in 1959 in Cheltenham, Australia at age 69.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Evelyn Payne passed away in 1959 in Cheltenham, Australia at 69 years old. She was born in 1890. There is no information about Evelyn's family.

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In 1890, in the year that Evelyn Payne was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1925, when she was 35 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1939, when she was 49 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1943, she was 53 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1959, in the year of Evelyn Payne's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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