Norma Mary Gainey

(1929 - 1971)

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Norma Mary Gainey
1929 - 1971
Born
1929
Death
1971
Elst, Australia
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Elst, Australia
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Norma Mary Gainey was born in 1929. She was born to Holmes Charles Gainey and Alice Jane Mastin Gainey. She died in 1971 in Elst, Australia at 42 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Norma Mary Gainey died in 1971 in Elst, Australia at 42 years of age. She was born in 1929. She was born to Holmes Charles Gainey and Alice Jane Mastin Gainey.

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In 1929, in the year that Norma Mary Gainey was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1936, she was only 7 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1943, when she was merely 14 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1966, Norma was 37 years old 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 1971, in the year of Norma Mary Gainey's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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