Helena Sztamfater (1921 - 1990)

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Helena Sztamfater
1921 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Helena Sztamfater was born on January 1, 1921. She died in January 1990 at 69 years of age. We know that Helena Sztamfater had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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Helena Sztamfater passed away in January 1990 at 69 years old. She was born on January 1, 1921. We are unaware of information about Helena's immediate family. We know that Helena Sztamfater had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
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In 1921, in the year that Helena Sztamfater was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1935, by the time she was merely 14 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1970, by the time she was 49 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1985, by the time she was 64 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

In 1990, in the year of Helena Sztamfater's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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