Olive Irene Burns (1894 - 1971)

Olive Irene Burns
1894 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Olive Irene Burns was born in 1894. She was born to Palmer James F Burns and Emma Barby Burns. She died in 1971 in Geelong, Australia at 77 years old.

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Olive Irene Burns

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Irene

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Olive Burns died in in Geelong, Australia

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Geelong, Australia

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Olive Irene Burns died in 1971 in Geelong, Australia at 77 years of age. She was born in 1894. She was born to Palmer James F Burns and Emma Barby Burns.
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1894 - 1971 World Events

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In 1894, in the year that Olive Irene Burns was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1905, when she was only 11 years old, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1918, when she was 24 years old, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1931, by the time she was 37 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1971, in the year of Olive Irene Burns's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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