Erma Kurek (1914 - 1999)

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Erma Kurek
1914 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Erma Kurek was born on July 23, 1914. She died on September 13, 1999 at age 85. We know that Erma Kurek had been residing in Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland 21015.


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Erma Kurek passed away on September 13, 1999 at age 85. She was born on July 23, 1914. We are unaware of information about Erma's surviving family. We know that Erma Kurek had been residing in Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland 21015.
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In 1914, in the year that Erma Kurek was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1927, by the time she was merely 13 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1949, at the age of 35 years old, Erma was alive when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1980, she was 66 years old when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1999, in the year of Erma Kurek's passing, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Daniel W Kurek
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