Emily Jane Williams

(1888 - 1967)

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Emily Jane Williams
1888 - 1967
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1888
Death
1967
Glen, Australia
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Glen, Australia
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Emily Jane Williams was born in 1888. She was born to Ackerly John E Williams and Mary Ann Grisdale Williams. She died in 1967 in Glen, Australia at age 79.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Emily Jane Williams passed away in 1967 in Glen, Australia at 79 years old. She was born in 1888. She was born to Ackerly John E Williams and Mary Ann Grisdale Williams.

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In 1888, in the year that Emily Jane Williams 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 1899, she was merely 11 years old when on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1906, when she was 18 years old, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1958, Emily was 70 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1967, in the year of Emily Jane Williams's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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