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Ora F Garster (1905 - 1998)

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Ora F Garster
1905 - 1998
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April 29, 1905
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December 27, 1998
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Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio 45817
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Ora F Garster was born on April 29, 1905. She died on December 27, 1998 at 93 years old. We know that Ora F Garster had been residing in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio 45817.
Updated: October 8, 2011
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Ora F Garster passed away on December 27, 1998 at age 93. She was born on April 29, 1905. We are unaware of information about Ora's family. We know that Ora F Garster had been residing in Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio 45817.
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In 1905, in the year that Ora F Garster was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1944, by the time she was 39 years old, on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1953, Ora was 48 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1988, at the age of 83 years old, Ora was alive when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1998, in the year of Ora F Garster's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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