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Betsy Prophet (1908 - 1978)

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Betsy Prophet
1908 - 1978
Born
February 24, 1908
Death
May 1978
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33528
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Betsy Prophet was born on February 24, 1908. She died in May 1978 at 70 years old. We know that Betsy Prophet had been residing in 33528.
Updated: October 3, 2011
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Betsy Prophet passed away in May 1978 at 70 years of age. She was born on February 24, 1908. We have no information about Betsy's immediate family. We know that Betsy Prophet had been residing in 33528.
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In 1908, in the year that Betsy Prophet was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1912, Betsy was merely 4 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1926, she was 18 years old when 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%).

In 1936, Betsy was 28 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1978, in the year of Betsy Prophet's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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