100 - Nun U. Barbee - Hillcrest Cemetery - Spencer, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 31.500 W 097° 18.249
14S E 653761 N 3932588
Quick Description: Nun U. Barbee was born the same year that Booker T. Washington delivered the Atlanta Compromise speech
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2013 5:11:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMGHRW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 4

Long Description:
The final resting place of Nun E. Barbee is at the west side of Hillcrest Cemetery, at the center of the Garden of Gethsemane section. Two plaques memorializing Nun are on the foundation wall of a sculpture depicting a praying Jesus.


Text on plaque 1:

Nun U. Barbee
1895 1995


Text on plaque 2:

Nun U. Barbee
US Army
World War I
July 9, 1895 Sept. 20, 1995



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

1895: Tomoji Tanabe is born in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan. He will become the last living man born in 1895, dying on June 19, 2009, at the age of 113.
1905: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to create an elected assembly (the Duma).
1915: U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigns over a disagreement regarding his nation's handling of the RMS Lusitania sinking.
1925: The Thompson submachine gun sells for $175 in the 1925 Sears, Roebuck and Company mail order catalog.
1935: Persia is renamed Iran.
1945: Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated to an unprecedented fourth term as President of the United States. No president before, or since, has ever reached a third term in office.
1955: The first nuclear-generated electrical power is sold commercially, partially powering the town of Arco, Idaho.
1965: The largest teach-in to date begins at Berkeley, California, attended by 30,000
1975: Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for the leadership of the opposition UK Conservative Party. Thatcher, 49, is Britain's first female leader of any political party
1985: Ruth Lawrence, 13, achieves a first in mathematics at Oxford University, becoming the youngest British person ever to earn a first-class degree and the youngest known graduate of Oxford University.
1995: Valeri Polyakov completes 366 days in space while aboard the Mir space station, breaking a duration record.
Location of Headstone: Hillcrest Cemetery

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