George Olson (1883 - 1965)

George Olson
1883 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
George Olson was born on September 26, 1883. He died in September 1965 at age 81. We know that George Olson had been residing in Washington.
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George Olson passed away in September 1965 at 81 years old. He was born on September 26, 1883. We have no information about George's immediate family. We know that George Olson had been residing in Washington.
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In 1883, in the year that George Olson was born, on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

In 1896, George was only 13 years old when on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1907, when he was 24 years old, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1936, George was 53 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1965, in the year of George Olson's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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Other George Olsons

Jun 6, 1921 - Nov 20, 1944
c. 1913 - Jul 13, 1944
c. 1914 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1907 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1908 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
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c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
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c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown

Other Olsons

Mar 24, 1942 - May 28, 2010
Apr 6, 1915 - Apr 18, 2011
Mar 10, 1899 - Jan 23, 1988
Dec 7, 1888 - January 1968
Nov 16, 1942 - Dec 3, 2000
Apr 8, 1943 - August 1997
May 20, 1943 - Feb 2, 2010
Jul 31, 1910 - Dec 25, 2002
Feb 25, 1890 - January 1969
Dec 27, 1908 - Oct 15, 1999
Aug 25, 1945 - June 1976
Aug 6, 1943 - Feb 15, 1998
Dec 18, 1913 - Oct 7, 2002
Mar 22, 1914 - Mar 10, 2002
Jul 4, 1903 - Jan 14, 1992
Aug 15, 1892 - November 1975
Apr 1, 1947 - Aug 6, 2011
Jun 9, 1911 - Aug 9, 1996
Oct 10, 1919 - June 1982
Jun 3, 1946 - Nov 2, 2008

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Oct 9, 1937 - Jun 1, 2011
Feb 25, 1890 - February 1986
May 6, 1909 - Mar 31, 1999
Nov 13, 1900 - November 1982
Jan 6, 1880 - June 1969
Aug 15, 1912 - Jan 15, 2004
Jul 13, 1888 - May 1971
Sep 24, 1898 - December 1974
Jan 7, 1913 - Jul 7, 2003
Aug 5, 1940 - Sep 23, 2001
Jun 28, 1896 - Feb 14, 1992
May 10, 1944 - Sep 14, 1999
Nov 7, 1894 - October 1973
Jun 30, 1908 - June 1974
Dec 23, 1924 - Jul 27, 1990
Dec 28, 1923 - Oct 24, 2004
Dec 27, 1893 - January 1982
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