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Adolf Fridman (1922 - 2008)

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Adolf Fridman
1922 - 2008
Born
April 9, 1922
Death
August 19, 2008
Last Known Residence
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11230
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Adolf Fridman of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on April 9, 1922, and died at age 86 years old on August 19, 2008.
Updated: October 6, 2011

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Adolf Fridman passed away at age 86 years old on August 19, 2008. Adolf Fridman of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York was born on April 9, 1922.

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Adolf Fridman lived 6 years longer than the average Fridman family member when he died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Fridman family member is 80.
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1922 - 2008 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Adolf Fridman was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1948, at the age of 26 years old, Adolf was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1957, when he was 35 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1967, at the age of 45 years old, Adolf was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1990, at the age of 68 years old, Adolf was alive when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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