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Anna Derzak (1901 - 1973)

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Anna Derzak
1901 - 1973
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December 19, 1901
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April 1973
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Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18644
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Anna Derzak was born on December 19, 1901. She died in April 1973 at 71 years old. We know that Anna Derzak had been residing in Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18644.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Anna Derzak passed away in April 1973 at 71 years of age. She was born on December 19, 1901. We have no information about Anna's immediate family. We know that Anna Derzak had been residing in Wyoming, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18644.
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In 1901, in the year that Anna Derzak was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1918, Anna was 17 years old when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1936, by the time she was 35 years old, 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, she was 50 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 1973, in the year of Anna Derzak's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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