Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin (1887 - 1949)

Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin
1887 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin was born in 1887. She was born to Cotchin Donald Shaw Cotchin and Rebecca Wiggins Cotchin. She died in 1949 in Whittlesea, Australia at 62 years of age.
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Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin passed away in 1949 in Whittlesea, Australia at age 62. She was born in 1887. She was born to Cotchin Donald Shaw Cotchin and Rebecca Wiggins Cotchin.
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In 1887, in the year that Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1896, she was merely 9 years old when on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1900, by the time she was only 13 years old, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1919, she was 32 years old when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1949, in the year of Elizabeth Margaret Cotchin's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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