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Elaine A Erdman (1921 - 1996)

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Elaine A Erdman
1921 - 1996
Born
November 16, 1921
Death
May 1996
Last Known Residence
Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin 54481
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Elaine A Erdman of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin was born on November 16, 1921, and died at age 74 years old in May 1996.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 17333963

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Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin 54481
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Elaine Erdman passed away at age 74 years old in May 1996. Elaine A Erdman of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin was born on November 16, 1921.

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1921 - 1996 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Elaine A Erdman was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1932, at the age of just 11 years old, Elaine was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1954, Elaine was 33 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1986, when she was 65 years old, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1996, in the year of Elaine A Erdman's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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