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Charles Nitka (1898 - 1992)

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Charles Nitka
1898 - 1992
Born
October 15, 1898
Death
December 7, 1992
Last Known Residence
Fresh Meadows, Queens County, New York 11366
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Charles Nitka of Fresh Meadows, Queens County, New York was born on October 15, 1898, and died at age 94 years old on December 7, 1992.
Updated: October 4, 2011

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Charles Nitka passed away at age 94 years old on December 7, 1992. Charles Nitka of Fresh Meadows, Queens County, New York was born on October 15, 1898.

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In 1898, in the year that Charles Nitka was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1955, when he was 57 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1973, when he was 75 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1987, at the age of 89 years old, Charles was alive when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1992, in the year of Charles Nitka's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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