Opal Tannehill (1922 - 1999)

Opal Tannehill
1922 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Opal Tannehill was born on October 6, 1922. She died on March 16, 1999 at age 76. We know that Opal Tannehill had been residing in Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas 72730.
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Opal Tannehill passed away on March 16, 1999 at 76 years old. She was born on October 6, 1922. We are unaware of information about Opal's family or relationships. We know that Opal Tannehill had been residing in Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas 72730.
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In 1922, in the year that Opal Tannehill was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1934, Opal was only 12 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1951, at the age of 29 years old, Opal was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1966, at the age of 44 years old, Opal 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 1980, at the age of 58 years old, Opal was alive when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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