Annie Ellen Martin (1856 - 1946)

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Kew, Australia

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Kew, Australia

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Family

Father: Yuille Robert William Martin
Mother: Ellen Littlejohn Martin

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Ellen

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1856 - In the year that Annie Ellen Martin was born, on May 21st, Lawrence Kansas was ransacked and burned by pro-slavery forces. Called the "Sacking of Lawrence", it was part of the "Bleeding Kansas" war between pro-slavery and antislavery settlers.

1885 - Annie was 29 years old when on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

1906 - By the time she was 50 years old, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

1926 - By the time she was 70 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1946 - In the year of Annie Ellen Martin's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Annie Ellen Martin passed away in 1946 in Kew, Australia at age 90. There is no known cause of death. She was born in 1856. She was born to Yuille Robert William Martin and Ellen Littlejohn Martin, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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