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Edison C Nisbet (1916 - 1995)

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Edison C Nisbet
1916 - 1995
Born
August 9, 1916
Death
October 31, 1995
Last Known Residence
Encino, Los Angeles County, California 91316
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Edison C Nisbet of Encino, Los Angeles County, California was born on August 9, 1916, and died at age 79 years old on October 31, 1995.
Updated: November 2, 2011
Biography ID: 47698697

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Edison Nisbet passed away at age 79 years old on October 31, 1995. Edison C Nisbet of Encino, Los Angeles County, California was born on August 9, 1916.

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1916 - 1995 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Edison C Nisbet was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1956, at the age of 40 years old, Edison was alive 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, Edison was 53 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1970, Edison was 54 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1995, in the year of Edison C Nisbet's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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