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Elizabeth Jane Ryan (1870 - 1969)

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Elizabeth Jane Ryan
1870 - 1969
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1870
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1969
Park, Australia
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Park, Australia
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Elizabeth Jane Ryan was born in 1870. She is the child of Mayers John Ryan and Mary Elizabeth Rowe Ryan. She died in 1969 in Park, Australia at 99 years of age.
Updated: September 4, 2013
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Elizabeth Jane Ryan died in 1969 in Park, Australia at 99 years of age. She was born in 1870. She is the child of Mayers John Ryan and Mary Elizabeth Rowe Ryan.
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In 1870, in the year that Elizabeth Jane Ryan was born, on October 6th, Rome became the capital of the unified states of the Italian Peninsula - the newly created Kingdom of Italy.

In 1897, she was 27 years old when on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1923, she was 53 years old when the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1957, when she was 87 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1969, in the year of Elizabeth Jane Ryan's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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