Olive M Burke (1889 - 1992)

Olive M Burke
1889 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Olive M Burke was born on November 10, 1889. She died on February 15, 1992 at 102 years old. We know that Olive M Burke had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98408.
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Olive M Burke passed away on February 15, 1992 at 102 years old. She was born on November 10, 1889. There is no information about Olive's family. We know that Olive M Burke had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98408.
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In 1889, in the year that Olive M Burke was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1897, by the time she was merely 8 years old, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1935, when she was 46 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1985, Olive was 96 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1992, in the year of Olive M Burke's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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