Boleslaw Zalewski (1887 - 1975)

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Boleslaw Zalewski
1887 - 1975
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April 4, 1887
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January 1975
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503
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Boleslaw Zalewski was born on April 4, 1887. He died in January 1975 at 87 years old. We know that Boleslaw Zalewski had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.
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Boleslaw Zalewski passed away in January 1975 at 87 years old. He was born on April 4, 1887. We are unaware of information about Boleslaw's family or relationships. We know that Boleslaw Zalewski had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.

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In 1887, in the year that Boleslaw Zalewski was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

In 1896, Boleslaw was only 9 years old when on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1925, when he was 38 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1951, by the time he was 64 years old, 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 1975, in the year of Boleslaw Zalewski's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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