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Margaret Farr (1896 - 1985)

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Margaret Farr
1896 - 1985
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February 20, 1896
Death
June 1985
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Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana 47803
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Margaret Farr was born on February 20, 1896. She died in June 1985 at age 89. We know that Margaret Farr had been residing in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana 47803.
Updated: October 8, 2011
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Margaret Farr passed away in June 1985 at 89 years old. She was born on February 20, 1896. We have no information about Margaret's family. We know that Margaret Farr had been residing in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana 47803.
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In 1896, in the year that Margaret Farr was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1905, Margaret was only 9 years old when acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1947, Margaret was 51 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1978, Margaret was 82 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1985, in the year of Margaret Farr's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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