Eliz Zaffer

(1912 - 1999)

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Eliz Zaffer
1912 - 1999
Born
May 4, 1912
Death
January 3, 1999
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Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02645
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Eliz Zaffer was born on May 4, 1912. She died on January 3, 1999 at age 86. We know that Eliz Zaffer had been residing in Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02645.
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Eliz Zaffer died on January 3, 1999 at age 86. She was born on May 4, 1912. There is no information about Eliz's family or relationships. We know that Eliz Zaffer had been residing in Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02645.

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In 1912, in the year that Eliz Zaffer was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1922, when she was only 10 years old, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1951, at the age of 39 years old, Eliz was alive 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 1969, at the age of 57 years old, Eliz was alive when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1980, by the time she was 68 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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