Mary Ann Wake

(1883 - 1950)

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Mary Ann Wake
1883 - 1950
Born
1883
Death
1950
Bwick, Australia
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Bwick, Australia
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Mary Ann Wake was born in 1883. She was born to Olsson Peter Olof Wake and Mary Ann Humphry Wake. She died in 1950 in Bwick, Australia at 67 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Mary Ann Wake died in 1950 in Bwick, Australia at age 67. She was born in 1883. She was born to Olsson Peter Olof Wake and Mary Ann Humphry Wake.

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In 1883, in the year that Mary Ann Wake was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

In 1894, she was just 11 years old when on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1912, she was 29 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1947, she was 64 years old when 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 1950, in the year of Mary Ann Wake's passing, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

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