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Andre Nail (1907 - 1979)

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Andre Nail
1907 - 1979
Born
December 3, 1907
Death
August 1979
Last Known Residence
Haines City, Polk County, Florida 33844
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Andre Nail of Haines City, Polk County, Florida was born on December 3, 1907, and died at age 71 years old in August 1979.
Updated: October 4, 2011
Biography ID: 12767589

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Andre Nail passed away at age 71 years old in August 1979. Andre Nail of Haines City, Polk County, Florida was born on December 3, 1907.

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1907 - 1979 World Events

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In 1907, in the year that Andre Nail was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1932, when he was 25 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1943, Andre was 36 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1967, Andre was 60 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1979, in the year of Andre Nail's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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