Emily May Fricker (1859 - 1946)

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Kew, Australia

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Kew, Australia

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Family

Father: Cousens James Botty Fricker
Mother: Jessie Elizabeth Gaynor Fricker

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May

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1859 - In the year that Emily May Fricker was born, from August 28th through September 2nd, the largest solar storm recorded - the solar storm of 1859 - occurred. The Northern lights were seen as far south as Cuba and it knocked out telegraph communications.

1873 - She was only 14 years old when on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

1889 - By the time she was 30 years old, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

1893 - By the time she was 34 years old, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

1946 - In the year of Emily May Fricker's passing, 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.

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Emily May Fricker passed away in 1946 in Kew, Australia at 87 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born in 1859. She was born to Cousens James Botty Fricker and Jessie Elizabeth Gaynor Fricker, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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