Josephine Burke (1881 - 1968)

Josephine Burke
1881 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Josephine Burke was born on April 3, 1881. She died on May 15, 1968 at 87 years old. We know that Josephine Burke had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98199.
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Josephine Burke passed away on May 15, 1968 at 87 years of age. She was born on April 3, 1881. We are unaware of information about Josephine's family or relationships. We know that Josephine Burke had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98199.
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In 1881, in the year that Josephine Burke was born, on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

In 1896, when she was only 15 years old, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1936, Josephine was 55 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 1941, at the age of 60 years old, Josephine was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1968, in the year of Josephine Burke's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Unknown - 1893
Unknown - 1874
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 13, 1988
May 1, 1918 - Nov 11, 1958
Mar 12, 1911 - Feb 22, 1964
around 1872 - Jan 17, 1921
around 1862 - Sep 27, 1918
around 1893 - Jan 22, 1946
around 1900 - Dec 8, 1948
around 1868 - Nov 19, 1944
around 1870 - Jul 21, 1944
around 1938 - Nov 9, 1939
around 1882 - Oct 21, 1933
around 1898 - May 27, 1925
around 1898 - Jan 2, 1928
around 1874 - Jan 9, 1924
around 1899 - Oct 20, 1921
around 1863 - Mar 29, 1915
around 1885 - Jul 7, 1913
around 1858 - Jun 3, 1912

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Nov 16, 1952 - Dec 25, 1995
Nov 10, 1889 - Feb 15, 1992
Oct 16, 1958 - December 1980
Jan 29, 1935 - April 1982
May 24, 1910 - Mar 17, 1997
Sep 13, 1897 - November 1978
Jun 24, 1915 - Jan 30, 2000
Apr 13, 1886 - Jan 19, 1986
Dec 22, 1913 - February 1983
Feb 9, 1895 - November 1963
Jan 13, 1901 - December 1984
Dec 2, 1912 - Dec 15, 1995
Apr 30, 1911 - January 1971
Nov 13, 1905 - October 1991
Jan 27, 1911 - Oct 16, 1996
Oct 27, 1918 - Jun 28, 2000
Aug 19, 1919 - Sep 6, 1995
Aug 20, 1911 - May 1972
Dec 21, 1916 - Jan 10, 1996
Mar 19, 1917 - May 1981

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Oct 15, 1880 - Dec 15, 1966
Feb 8, 1882 - Sep 15, 1971
Apr 27, 1950 - Sep 6, 2002
Jan 25, 1888 - February 1968
Feb 22, 1889 - December 1983
Jul 3, 1950 - September 1991
Apr 22, 1900 - April 1982
Dec 23, 1921 - Jul 15, 1997
Mar 10, 1886 - March 1967
Jan 21, 1882 - Mar 15, 1973
Oct 26, 1887 - Apr 15, 1966
Mar 3, 1890 - November 1980
Dec 17, 1876 - June 1975
Jan 11, 1951 - Jan 21, 2004
Dec 10, 1899 - December 1992
Feb 15, 1927 - May 24, 2003
Jul 24, 1948 - Apr 10, 1999
Jan 13, 1953 - Aug 29, 1989
Nov 3, 1894 - March 1973
Sep 23, 1950 - April 1977
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