Gertrude G Barr (1878 - 1968)

Gertrude G Barr
1878 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude G Barr was born on September 24, 1878. She died on March 15, 1968 at age 89. We know that Gertrude G Barr had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98102.
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Gertrude G Barr passed away on March 15, 1968 at 89 years of age. She was born on September 24, 1878. There is no information about Gertrude's surviving family. We know that Gertrude G Barr had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98102.
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In 1878, in the year that Gertrude G Barr was born, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

In 1888, at the age of only 10 years old, Gertrude was alive when Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1895, when she was 17 years old, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1953, Gertrude was 75 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1968, in the year of Gertrude G Barr's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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