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Eliza Harris (1875 - 1961)

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Eliza Harris
1875 - 1961
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1875
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1961
Esse, Australia
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Esse, Australia
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Eliza Harris was born in 1875. She is the child of Mee James Harris and Margaret Mee Harris. She died in 1961 in Esse, Australia at 86 years old.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Eliza Harris died in 1961 in Esse, Australia at age 86. She was born in 1875. She is the child of Mee James Harris and Margaret Mee Harris.
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In 1875, in the year that Eliza Harris was born, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

In 1894, Eliza was 19 years old when 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 1902, Eliza was 27 years old when the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1910, at the age of 35 years old, Eliza was alive when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1961, in the year of Eliza Harris's passing, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

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