Josephine Augusta (Peabody ) Prescott

(born 1828)

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Josephine Augusta Augusta (Peabody ) Prescott
1828
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June 12, 1828
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Josephine Augusta Peabody Prescott was born on June 12, 1828. She was born into the Peabody family and married into the Prescott family.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Josephine Augusta Peabody Prescott was born on June 12, 1828. We are unaware of information about Josephine Augusta's immediate family.

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In 1828, in the year that Josephine Augusta Peabody Prescott was born, Hungarian inventor and physicist, Ányos Jedlik - a Benedictine priest - created the world's first electric motor, which he called an electromotor. Currently, the motor still works.

In 1859, on February 27th, US Congressman Daniel Sickles shot and killed Philip Barton Key - a US. District Attorney and son of Francis Scott Key, writer of the national anthem, for having an affair with his wife. Sickles claimed temporary insanity - the first to do so - and was acquitted.

In 1935, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1947, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1980, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Feb 19, 1855 - May 2, 1883 1855 - 1883
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Jan 15, 1688 - May 16, 1744 1688 - 1744
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Apr 23, 1689 - Jun 16, 1740 1689 - 1740
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1694 - 1737 1694 - 1737
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Feb 23, 1855 - Oct 2, 1864 1855 - 1864
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Nov 27, 1859 - Unknown 1859 - ?
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Dec 6, 1821 - Feb 10, 1875 1821 - 1875
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Feb 19, 1855 - May 2, 1883 1855 - 1883
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Nov 12, 1707 - c. 1763 1707 - 1763
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Dec 27, 1732 - Nov 4, 1764 1732 - 1764
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Sep 1, 1673 - Unknown 1673 - ?
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Feb 7, 1708 - Unknown 1708 - ?
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Dec 15, 1705 - 1757 1705 - 1757
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