Miriam Elvira Cox (born 1848)

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Miriam Elvira Cox
1848 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Miriam Elvira Cox was born on February 1, 1848.

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In 1848, in the year that Miriam Elvira Cox was born, on May 29th, Wisconsin became the 30th U.S. state. The British had formerly owned the territory but after the War of 1812, American white settlers - especially lead miners - moved into the area.

In 1856, on May 21st, Lawrence Kansas was ransacked and burned by pro-slavery forces. Called the "Sacking of Lawrence", it was part of the "Bleeding Kansas" war between pro-slavery and antislavery settlers.

In 1877, on July 14th, strikes and resulting riots began at the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. A sympathy strike and rioting began in Pittsburgh and a worker's rebellion began in St. Louis, then spread to other cities. 100 people were killed before the strikes ended when President Rutherford B. Hayes sent federal troops to each of the cities involved.

In 1930, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1978, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Miriam K Cox
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Miriam E Cox
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Miriam Ada Cox
Sep 21, 1920 - Dec 23, 2007
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Miriam S Cox
Jul 24, 1912 - Feb 2, 2001
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Feb 22, 1930 - Mar 20, 2009
Wickenburg, Arizona
Miriam D Cox
Mar 23, 1933 - May 11, 1998
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Apr 12, 1926 - Apr 21, 2003
Winnsboro, TX
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Sep 4, 1906 - January 1978
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Feb 13, 1913 - June 1989
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Miriam L Cox
Oct 29, 1923 - Oct 15, 2005
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Miriam Eloise Cox
Oct 9, 1918 - Feb 22, 2011
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Miriam S Cox
Oct 17, 1922 - May 6, 2000
Miriam C Cox
Nov 15, 1910 - Jan 1, 2006
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Born: Sep 25, 1843
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Born: Jan 27, 1902
Irving Bryan Cox
Born: Jan 14, 1895
Ada Belle Cox
Born: Aug 28, 1892
Nancy Cathryn Conway-Cox
Born: Sep 2, 1884
Martha "Sis" Cox-Smith
Born: Feb 8, 1915
Mary (Cox) Stem
Born: Dec 24, 1857
Melvin Lossie Cox
Born: Dec 11, 1889
Eveleen Bellew Cox
Born: Jan 20, 1879
Curd Cox
Born: 1762

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Born: 1904
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Born: Jan 19, 1881
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Born: Jan 27, 1891
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