Mary Elizabeth Cox

(1909 - 1980)

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Mary Elizabeth Cox
1909 - 1980
Born
1909
Death
1980
Ballarat, Australia
Last Known Residence
Ballarat, Australia
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Mary Elizabeth Cox was born in 1909. She was born to Innes William Cox and Annie Cox. She died in 1980 in Ballarat, Australia at 71 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Mary Elizabeth Cox died in 1980 in Ballarat, Australia at 71 years of age. She was born in 1909. She was born to Innes William Cox and Annie Cox.

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In 1909, in the year that Mary Elizabeth Cox was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1920, Mary was only 11 years old when the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1949, at the age of 40 years old, Mary was alive 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 1953, Mary was 44 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1980, in the year of Mary Elizabeth Cox's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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