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Angelo Garafola (1922 - 1978)

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Angelo Garafola
1922 - 1978
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November 20, 1922
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August 1978
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Lemont Furnace, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15456
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Angelo Garafola was born on November 20, 1922. He died in August 1978 at 55 years of age. We know that Angelo Garafola had been residing in Lemont Furnace, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15456.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Angelo Garafola died in August 1978 at age 55. He was born on November 20, 1922. We are unaware of information about Angelo's family. We know that Angelo Garafola had been residing in Lemont Furnace, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15456.
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In 1922, in the year that Angelo Garafola was born, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1936, Angelo was just 14 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1951, Angelo was 29 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1962, at the age of 40 years old, Angelo was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1978, in the year of Angelo Garafola's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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