Josephine Cervi (1919 - 1999)

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Josephine Cervi
1919 - 1999
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July 14, 1919
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November 9, 1999
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206
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Josephine Cervi was born on July 14, 1919. She died on November 9, 1999 at 80 years old. We know that Josephine Cervi had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Josephine Cervi died on November 9, 1999 at age 80. She was born on July 14, 1919. We are unaware of information about Josephine's immediate family. We know that Josephine Cervi had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.

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In 1919, in the year that Josephine Cervi was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1922, she was just 3 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1971, Josephine was 52 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1987, she was 68 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1990, at the age of 71 years old, Josephine was alive when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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