100 - Ethel Burgess - Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Norman, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 14.793 W 097° 26.262
14S E 642139 N 3901503
Quick Description: Ethel Burgess was born the same day that the Brooklyn Bridge was opened to traffic after 13 years of construction.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2013 4:08:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMG78X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 4

Long Description:
The final resting place of Ethel Burgess is at the far northeast corner of the Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery, at the northwest corner of the section. Hers is a horizontal, reddish colored marker next to a family monument with the name "Burgess".

Text on headstone:

Ethel Burgess
May 24, 1883
Mar. 23, 1984

Some worldwide events and accomplishments that occurred during Ethel's time on earth:

1883: The world's first rodeo is held in Pecos, Texas.
1893: A crash on the New York Stock Exchange starts a depression.
1903: Morris and Rose Michtom introduce the first teddy bear in America.
1913: King George I of Greece is assassinated after 50 years on the throne. He is succeeded by his son Constantine.
1923: The Ku Klux Klan in the United States defies a law requiring publication of its members.
1933: The original film version of King Kong, starring Fay Wray, premieres at Radio City Music Hall and the RKO Roxy Theatre in New York City.
1943: February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
1953: James D. Watson and Francis Crick of the University of Cambridge announce their discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule.
1963: George C. Wallace becomes governor of Alabama. In his inaugural speech, he defiantly proclaims "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever!"
1973: The first American prisoners of war are released from Vietnam.
1984: Teachers at the McMartin Preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with Satanic ritual abuse of the schoolchildren; the charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
Location of Headstone: Norman I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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