Emilia Torres (1920 - 2000)

Emilia Torres
1920 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Emilia Torres was born on February 20, 1920. She died on October 4, 2000 at age 80. We know that Emilia Torres had been residing in Sabana Grande, Sabana Grande County, PR 00637.


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Emilia Torres passed away on October 4, 2000 at age 80. She was born on February 20, 1920. We have no information about Emilia's surviving family. We know that Emilia Torres had been residing in Sabana Grande, Sabana Grande County, PR 00637.
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In 1920, in the year that Emilia Torres was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1939, she was 19 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1952, she was 32 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1967, by the time she was 47 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1983, by the time she was 63 years old, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

Other Biographies

Other Emilia Torreses

1896 - Unknown
Jun 30, 1925 - Oct 13, 2003
around 1964 - Unknown
around 1965 - Unknown
around 1963 - Unknown
around 1958 - Unknown
around 1956 - Unknown
around 1985 - Unknown
around 1979 - Unknown
Nov 12, 1924 - Mar 5, 2010
Apr 5, 1928 - Jan 24, 2010
Mar 8, 1961 - Sep 10, 2006
Oct 8, 1925 - May 1, 2009
Mar 31, 1904 - Mar 27, 1993
Jun 29, 1911 - December 1977
Aug 23, 1890 - Oct 3, 1994
Aug 5, 1908 - September 1986
Apr 5, 1917 - Jul 29, 1999
Sep 21, 1908 - June 1982
Aug 15, 1914 - Dec 31, 2002

Other Torreses

May 13, 1913 - Sep 23, 1999
Jul 14, 1933 - October 1972
Apr 17, 1937 - Mar 25, 1999
Jun 17, 1934 - Nov 25, 2002
Feb 15, 1926 - Aug 8, 1998
May 4, 1920 - Aug 20, 1998
Dec 17, 1929 - Dec 9, 2006
Nov 14, 1896 - November 1972
Oct 30, 1935 - Dec 4, 2004
Oct 2, 1899 - Feb 24, 1989
Nov 1, 1919 - Sep 5, 1997
Apr 19, 1917 - September 1991
Aug 20, 1899 - April 1982
May 2, 1931 - Jan 13, 1997
Sep 29, 1937 - August 1970
Oct 5, 1937 - Mar 2, 2011
Jul 18, 1923 - January 1974
Mar 12, 1917 - Mar 20, 2003
Feb 8, 1905 - Sep 28, 1991
Oct 10, 1919 - Mar 29, 1998

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Mar 15, 1909 - July 1986
Oct 19, 1927 - Oct 14, 2005
Dec 3, 1938 - May 12, 2006
Oct 14, 1938 - Aug 17, 2011
Jan 3, 1933 - Apr 23, 2004
Oct 20, 1937 - Apr 12, 2011
Aug 18, 1916 - November 1967
Mar 1, 1932 - Mar 22, 2002
May 1, 1931 - Mar 21, 2005
May 15, 1912 - Nov 18, 1992
May 13, 1913 - Sep 23, 1999
Jan 3, 1892 - October 1980
Nov 26, 1899 - June 1985
Dec 8, 1937 - June 1980
Aug 12, 1939 - January 1983
Aug 31, 1923 - August 1990
Jan 13, 1888 - November 1963
Aug 10, 1916 - May 16, 2008
Sep 18, 1940 - October 1990
Sep 22, 1930 - Jun 13, 2011
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