Sara Doig (1867 - 1961)

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Sara Doig
1867 - 1961
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1867
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1961
Bendigo, Australia
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Bendigo, Australia
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Sara Doig was born in 1867. She was born to Harrowfield Ja Doig and Sarah Reynolds Doig. She died in 1961 in Bendigo, Australia at 94 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Sara Doig died in 1961 in Bendigo, Australia at age 94. She was born in 1867. She was born to Harrowfield Ja Doig and Sarah Reynolds Doig.

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In 1867, in the year that Sara Doig was born, on February 17th, the first ship passed through the newly completed Suez Canal. The Canal allowed ships to travel more quickly - and a shorter distance - between the North Atlantic and northern Indian Oceans.

In 1880, Sara was merely 13 years old when on February 2nd the city of Wabash, Indiana became the third city in the world to be lit by electricity.

In 1896, when she was 29 years old, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1945, Sara was 78 years old when on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

In 1961, in the year of Sara Doig's passing, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

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