Carl Swanson (1887 - 1966)

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Carl Swanson
1887 - 1966
Born
November 25, 1887
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January 1966
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Pennsylvania
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Carl Swanson was born on November 25, 1887. He died in January 1966 at 78 years old. We know that Carl Swanson had been residing in Pennsylvania.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Carl Swanson died in January 1966 at age 78. He was born on November 25, 1887. We have no information about Carl's family or relationships. We know that Carl Swanson had been residing in Pennsylvania.

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In 1887, in the year that Carl Swanson was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1894, by the time he was only 7 years old, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1933, when he was 46 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1947, at the age of 60 years old, Carl was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1966, in the year of Carl Swanson's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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