Ida Sparks (1891 - 1983)

Ida Sparks
1891 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Ida Sparks was born on July 24, 1891. She died in February 1983 at 91 years old. We know that Ida Sparks had been residing in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington 98908.
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Ida Sparks died in February 1983 at 91 years old. She was born on July 24, 1891. We are unaware of information about Ida's immediate family. We know that Ida Sparks had been residing in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington 98908.
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In 1891, in the year that Ida Sparks was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1934, she was 43 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1948, at the age of 57 years old, Ida was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1958, Ida was 67 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1983, in the year of Ida Sparks's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Feb 14, 1930 - May 28, 2012
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 6, 1988
around 1886 - Feb 13, 1909
around 1961 - Unknown
around 1958 - Unknown
May 25, 1893 - March 1967
May 15, 1891 - Jun 19, 1992

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Aug 18, 1903 - July 1979
Sep 22, 1909 - Jun 3, 2008
Oct 3, 1938 - Apr 22, 2006
Oct 31, 1940 - August 1981
Feb 11, 1901 - December 1973
Jul 18, 1912 - Aug 19, 1999
Jul 23, 1940 - Jul 9, 1993
Sep 19, 1943 - October 1977
Nov 25, 1943 - Jan 2, 2008
Dec 31, 1948 - May 7, 2008
May 11, 1952 - Mar 5, 2001
Jan 26, 1951 - February 1990
Jul 7, 1909 - Jul 25, 2003
Jun 1, 1959 - Feb 27, 1996
Oct 26, 1955 - Mar 7, 2000
Nov 7, 1928 - Nov 7, 2006
Mar 3, 1972 - Jan 25, 1994
Sep 7, 1909 - September 1983
Dec 2, 1913 - Mar 15, 1995
Nov 28, 1898 - February 1968

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Sep 12, 1893 - January 1973
Aug 10, 1921 - Oct 10, 2006
Dec 12, 1882 - July 1965
Mar 14, 1923 - Dec 10, 1999
Aug 14, 1886 - June 1968
Jun 7, 1936 - Jul 8, 2007
Jan 15, 1935 - October 1986
Jun 25, 1909 - October 1972
May 29, 1898 - October 1968
Nov 16, 1904 - March 1984
Feb 25, 1906 - September 1973
Mar 17, 1935 - Feb 7, 2010
May 15, 1933 - August 1986
Jul 21, 1933 - Sep 17, 2010
Aug 19, 1936 - Apr 25, 1999
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