Edward Morgan Fox (1894 - 1959)

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Edward Morgan Fox
1894 - 1959
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1894
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1959
Star, Australia
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Star, Australia
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Edward Morgan Fox was born in 1894. He is the child of John Fox and Ellen Alecia Oconnor Fox. He died in 1959 in Star, Australia at 65 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Edward Morgan Fox died in 1959 in Star, Australia at 65 years old. He was born in 1894. He is the child of John Fox and Ellen Alecia Oconnor Fox.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Edward's lifetime.

In 1894, in the year that Edward Morgan Fox was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1914, he was 20 years old when in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1932, Edward was 38 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1946, when he was 52 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, in the year of Edward Morgan Fox's passing, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

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