Cecilia S Taylor (1901 - 1969)

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Cecilia S Taylor
1901 - 1969
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September 22, 1901
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September 15, 1969
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Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21230
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Cecilia S Taylor was born on September 22, 1901. She died on September 15, 1969 at 67 years old. We know that Cecilia S Taylor had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21230.
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Cecilia S Taylor died on September 15, 1969 at 67 years of age. She was born on September 22, 1901. We are unaware of information about Cecilia's surviving family. We know that Cecilia S Taylor had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21230.

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In 1901, in the year that Cecilia S Taylor 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 1919, at the age of 18 years old, Cecilia was alive when in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1938, when she was 37 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1951, by the time she was 50 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 1969, in the year of Cecilia S Taylor's passing, 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.

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