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Elizabeth Carmel Ryan (1926 - 1975)

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Elizabeth Carmel Ryan
1926 - 1975
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1926
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1975
Cobd, Australia
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Cobd, Australia
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Elizabeth Carmel Ryan was born in 1926. She is the child of Furey Edward F Ryan and Elizabeth El Griffin Ryan. She died in 1975 in Cobd, Australia at age 49.
Updated: September 4, 2013
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Elizabeth Carmel Ryan died in 1975 in Cobd, Australia at 49 years of age. She was born in 1926. She is the child of Furey Edward F Ryan and Elizabeth El Griffin Ryan.
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In 1926, in the year that Elizabeth Carmel Ryan was born, 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, when she was only 10 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, she was 20 years old when 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 1958, Elizabeth was 32 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1975, in the year of Elizabeth Carmel Ryan's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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