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Elia Battaglia (1917 - 2005)

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Elia Battaglia
1917 - 2005
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February 9, 1917
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June 10, 2005
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Royalton, Franklin County, Illinois 62983
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Elia Battaglia was born on February 9, 1917. Elia died on June 10, 2005 at 88 years old. We know that Elia Battaglia had been residing in Royalton, Franklin County, Illinois 62983.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Elia Battaglia passed away on June 10, 2005 at age 88. Elia was born on February 9, 1917. There is no information about Elia's family or relationships. We know that Elia Battaglia had been residing in Royalton, Franklin County, Illinois 62983.
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In 1917, in the year that Elia Battaglia was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1932, this person was merely 15 years old 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 1945, when this person was 28 years old, on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1979, at the age of 62 years old, Elia was alive when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1996, at the age of 79 years old, Elia was alive when 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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