Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky (1920 - 1986)

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Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky
1920 - 1986
August 20, 1920
September 15, 1986
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Marjorie Ruth Axe (Rainey)
Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky of Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania was born on August 20, 1920, and died at age 66 years old on September 15, 1986. Marjorie Olshavsky was buried at Mount Washington Cemetery 1615-1757 Bend Rd, in Mercer.
Updated: September 14, 2019
Biography ID: 25390363

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Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania 16146
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September 15, 1986
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Mount Washington Cemetery 1615-1757 Bend Rd, in Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania 16137, United States
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Marjorie Olshavsky passed away at age 66 years old on September 15, 1986, and was buried at Mount Washington Cemetery 1615-1757 Bend Rd, in Mercer. Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky of Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania was born on August 20, 1920.

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Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky lived 4 years shorter than the average Rainey family member when she died at the age of 66.
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In 1920, in the year that Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1942, Marjorie was 22 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1966, at the age of 46 years old, Marjorie was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, Marjorie was 58 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1986, in the year of Marjorie R (Rainey) Olshavsky's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.


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