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Leona Dougherty (1893 - 1981)

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Leona Dougherty
1893 - 1981
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September 5, 1893
Death
November 1981
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Creighton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15030
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Leona Dougherty was born on September 5, 1893. She died in November 1981 at age 88. We know that Leona Dougherty had been residing in Creighton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15030.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Leona Dougherty passed away in November 1981 at 88 years old. She was born on September 5, 1893. There is no information about Leona's immediate family. We know that Leona Dougherty had been residing in Creighton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15030.
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In 1893, in the year that Leona Dougherty was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1929, by the time she was 36 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1936, by the time she was 43 years old, 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 1958, when she was 65 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1981, in the year of Leona Dougherty's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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