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Cana Josefsberg (1890 - 1977)

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Cana Josefsberg
1890 - 1977
Born
December 2, 1890
Death
August 1977
Last Known Residence
Astoria, Queens County, New York 11106
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Cana Josefsberg of Astoria, Queens County, New York was born on December 2, 1890, and died at age 86 years old in August 1977.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10757997

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Cana Josefsberg passed away at age 86 years old in August 1977. Cana Josefsberg of Astoria, Queens County, New York was born on December 2, 1890.

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Cana Josefsberg lived 8 years longer than the average Josefsberg family member when they died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Josefsberg family member is 78.
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1890 - 1977 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Cana Josefsberg was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader √Čole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1936, this person was 46 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 1941, when this person was 51 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1959, at the age of 69 years old, Cana was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1977, in the year of Cana Josefsberg's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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