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Duncan Nisbet (1909 - 1986)

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Duncan Nisbet
1909 - 1986
Born
September 10, 1909
Death
January 1986
Last Known Residence
Westland, Wayne County, Michigan 48185
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Duncan Nisbet of Westland, Wayne County, Michigan was born on September 10, 1909, and died at age 76 years old in January 1986.
Updated: November 3, 2011
Biography ID: 53697526

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Duncan Nisbet passed away at age 76 years old in January 1986. Duncan Nisbet of Westland, Wayne County, Michigan was born on September 10, 1909.

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Duncan Nisbet lived 7 years longer than the average Nisbet family member when he died at the age of 76.
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1909 - 1986 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Duncan Nisbet was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1936, when he was 27 years old, 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 1946, by the time he was 37 years old, 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.

In 1967, when he was 58 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1986, in the year of Duncan Nisbet's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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