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Christian Sorensen (1880 - 1968)

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Christian Sorensen
1880 - 1968
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August 8, 1880
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July 1968
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North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89030
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Christian Sorensen was born on August 8, 1880. He died in July 1968 at 87 years of age. We know that Christian Sorensen had been residing in North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89030.
Updated: November 12, 2011
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Christian Sorensen died in July 1968 at age 87. He was born on August 8, 1880. There is no information about Christian's immediate family. We know that Christian Sorensen had been residing in North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89030.
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In 1880, in the year that Christian Sorensen was born, on August 14th Cologne Cathedral, in Germany, was finally completed. Construction began in 1248, was halted in 1473, and then begun again in the 1800's - completed after 632 years.

In 1921, when he was 41 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1944, he was 64 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1951, Christian was 71 years old when 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 1968, in the year of Christian Sorensen's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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