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Georgia A Contos (1923 - 2010)

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Georgia A Contos
1923 - 2010
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April 15, 1923
Death
September 23, 2010
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Downers Grove, Du Page County, Illinois 60515
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Georgia A Contos was born on April 15, 1923. She died on September 23, 2010 at age 87. We know that Georgia A Contos had been residing in Downers Grove, Du Page County, Illinois 60515.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Georgia A Contos died on September 23, 2010 at age 87. She was born on April 15, 1923. We have no information about Georgia's surviving family. We know that Georgia A Contos had been residing in Downers Grove, Du Page County, Illinois 60515.
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In 1923, in the year that Georgia A Contos was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1956, Georgia was 33 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1974, at the age of 51 years old, Georgia was alive when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1987, Georgia was 64 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1993, Georgia was 70 years old when on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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