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Elizabeth Nisbet (1888 - 1984)

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Elizabeth Nisbet
1888 - 1984
Born
October 9, 1888
Death
November 1984
Last Known Residence
Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine 04092
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Elizabeth Nisbet of Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine was born on October 9, 1888, and died at age 96 years old in November 1984.
Updated: October 1, 2011
Biography ID: 3224332

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Elizabeth Nisbet passed away at age 96 years old in November 1984. Elizabeth Nisbet of Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine was born on October 9, 1888.

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Elizabeth Nisbet lived 27 years longer than the average Nisbet family member when she died at the age of 96.
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1888 - 1984 World Events

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In 1888, in the year that Elizabeth Nisbet was born, on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

In 1895, by the time she was merely 7 years old, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1957, she was 69 years old when 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 1967, Elizabeth was 79 years old when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1984, in the year of Elizabeth Nisbet's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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