Mary Beatrice Cox

(1886 - 1975)

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Mary Beatrice Cox
1886 - 1975
Born
October 16, 1886
Death
December 1975
Nort, Australia
Last Known Residence
Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee 37725
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Mary Beatrice Cox was born on October 16, 1886. She was born to Tupper William Cox and Sarah Hamilton Cox. She died in December 1975 in Nort, Australia at 89 years of age. We know that Mary Beatrice Cox had been residing in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee 37725.
Updated: September 10, 2019
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Mary Beatrice Cox died in December 1975 in Nort, Australia at 89 years old. She was born on October 16, 1886. She was born to Tupper William Cox and Sarah Hamilton Cox. We know that Mary Beatrice Cox had been residing in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee 37725.

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In 1886, in the year that Mary Beatrice Cox was born, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1908, Mary was 22 years old when President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1936, when she was 50 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 1949, she was 63 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1975, in the year of Mary Beatrice Cox'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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