Robina Irene White (1894 - 1966)

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Robina Irene White
1894 - 1966
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1894
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1966
Midd, Australia
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Midd, Australia
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Robina Irene White was born in 1894. She is the child of Punton Alexand White and Robina Gray White. She died in 1966 in Midd, Australia at age 72.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Robina Irene White died in 1966 in Midd, Australia at age 72. She was born in 1894. She is the child of Punton Alexand White and Robina Gray White.

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In 1894, in the year that Robina Irene White was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1904, she was just 10 years old when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1922, at the age of 28 years old, Robina was alive when 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 1952, by the time she was 58 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1966, in the year of Robina Irene White's passing, 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.

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