Ruby Emma May Singleton (1909 - 1971)

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Ruby Emma May Singleton
1909 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Ruby Emma May Singleton was born in 1909. She was born to Wilkinson Arthur Singleton and Florence Harris Singleton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1971 in Wont, Australia at 62 years old.


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Ruby Emma May Singleton died in 1971 in Wont, Australia at age 62. She was born in 1909. She was born to Wilkinson Arthur Singleton and Florence Harris Singleton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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In 1909, in the year that Ruby Emma May Singleton was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1944, at the age of 35 years old, Ruby was alive when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1952, when she was 43 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1963, when she was 54 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1971, in the year of Ruby Emma May Singleton's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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