Ethel White

(1879 - 1975)

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Ethel White
1879 - 1975
Born
1879
Death
1975
Arma, Australia
Last Known Residence
Arma, Australia
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Ethel White was born in 1879. She was born to Davidson Walte White and Clamina Beggs White. She died in 1975 in Arma, Australia at 96 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Ethel White died in 1975 in Arma, Australia at 96 years of age. She was born in 1879. She was born to Davidson Walte White and Clamina Beggs White.

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In 1879, in the year that Ethel White was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1888, when she was only 9 years old, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1890, by the time she was just 11 years old, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1955, Ethel was 76 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1975, in the year of Ethel White's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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