Oscar Schirmeister (1851 - 1913)

Oscar Schirmeister
1851 - 1913
updated February 06, 2019
Oscar Schirmeister was born around 1851. He died on November 30, 1913 in New York at 62 years old.

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Oscar Schirmeister died on in Kings County, New York United States

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Oscar Schirmeister died on November 30, 1913 in New York at 62 years old. He was born around 1851. We have no information about Oscar's immediate family.
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1851 - 1913 World Events

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In 1851, in the year that Oscar Schirmeister was born, from May through August, the Midwest was hit with record rain, causing the Great Flood of 1851. Iowa was hardest hit - the town of Des Moines was flooded and mostly destroyed. Many rainfall records held for over 160 years.

In 1876, at the age of 25 years old, Oscar was alive when on August 1st, Colorado became the 38th U.S. state. Its nickname is the "Centennial State" because it was admitted just 28 days after the United States' centennial.

In 1897, he was 46 years old when 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 1901, when he was 50 years old, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1913, in the year of Oscar Schirmeister's passing, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

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around 1880 - Mar 11, 1926
around 1893 - Feb 24, 1914
around 1871 - Apr 18, 1933
around 1877 - Mar 2, 1942
around 1873 - Jan 30, 1897
around 1837 - Mar 27, 1913
around 1922 - May 12, 1929
around 1889 - Jan 14, 1934
around 1838 - Apr 1, 1907
around 1847 - Jun 16, 1905
around 1878 - Sep 21, 1933
around 1859 - May 8, 1937
around 1895 - Jul 24, 1921
around 1863 - Aug 30, 1927
around 1863 - Aug 12, 1912
around 1907 - Jun 4, 1946
around 1837 - Nov 12, 1893
around 1896 - May 24, 1898
around 1864 - Feb 2, 1927
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