Doris Norah Boyd (1895 - 1952)

Doris Norah Boyd
1895 - 1952
updated February 06, 2019
Doris Norah Boyd was born in 1895. She was born to Gosewinckel Edward Arnold Boyd and Norah Ann Avery Storey Boyd. She died in 1952 in Bton, Australia at 57 years old.
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Doris Norah Boyd passed away in 1952 in Bton, Australia at 57 years of age. She was born in 1895. She was born to Gosewinckel Edward Arnold Boyd and Norah Ann Avery Storey Boyd.
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In 1895, in the year that Doris Norah Boyd was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1908, at the age of merely 13 years old, Doris was alive when President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1927, by the time she was 32 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1940, by the time she was 45 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1952, in the year of Doris Norah Boyd's passing, 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.

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