Cecilia Koutnik (1896 - 1973)

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Cecilia Koutnik
1896 - 1973
January 15, 1896
January 1973
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Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois 60014
Cecilia Koutnik was born on January 15, 1896. She died in January 1973 at 76 years of age. We know that Cecilia Koutnik had been residing in Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois 60014.
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Cecilia Koutnik passed away in January 1973 at 76 years of age. She was born on January 15, 1896. We have no information about Cecilia's family or relationships. We know that Cecilia Koutnik had been residing in Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois 60014.

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In 1896, in the year that Cecilia Koutnik was born, on January 4th, Utah became the 45th state in the United States. After the LDS Church banned polygamy in 1890, Utah's application for statehood became acceptable to Congress and the Utah Territory became Utah..

In 1935, by the time she was 39 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1956, Cecilia was 60 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1969, by the time she was 73 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1973, in the year of Cecilia Koutnik's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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