Emily Rebecca Doig (1906 - 1963)

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Emily Rebecca Doig
1906 - 1963
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1906
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1963
Park, Australia
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Park, Australia
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Emily Rebecca Doig was born in 1906. She is the child of Auld John Doig and Mary Agnes Neary Doig. She died in 1963 in Park, Australia at 57 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Emily Rebecca Doig passed away in 1963 in Park, Australia at 57 years of age. She was born in 1906. She is the child of Auld John Doig and Mary Agnes Neary Doig.

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In 1906, in the year that Emily Rebecca Doig was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1918, when she was only 12 years old, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1936, Emily was 30 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1959, she was 53 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1963, in the year of Emily Rebecca Doig's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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