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Olive Biniakewitz (1920 - 1997)

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Olive Biniakewitz
1920 - 1997
Born
December 21, 1920
Death
August 6, 1997
Last Known Residence
Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania 19047
Summary
Olive Biniakewitz of Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania was born on December 21, 1920, and died at age 76 years old on August 6, 1997.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10078926

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Olive Biniakewitz passed away at age 76 years old on August 6, 1997. Olive Biniakewitz of Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania was born on December 21, 1920.

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1920 - 1997 World Events

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In 1920, in the year that Olive Biniakewitz was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1949, by the time she was 29 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1957, by the time she was 37 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1978, she 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 1997, in the year of Olive Biniakewitz's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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