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Ka Tong Lee (1920 - 2003)

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Ka Tong Lee
1920 - 2003
Born
June 1, 1920
Death
May 12, 2003
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Flushing, Queens County, New York 11355
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Ka Tong Lee was born on June 1, 1920. Ka Tong died on May 12, 2003 at 82 years old. We know that Ka Tong Lee had been residing in Flushing, Queens County, New York 11355.
Updated: October 4, 2011
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Ka Tong Lee passed away on May 12, 2003 at 82 years of age. Ka Tong was born on June 1, 1920. There is no information about Ka Tong's immediate family. We know that Ka Tong Lee had been residing in Flushing, Queens County, New York 11355.
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In 1920, in the year that Ka Tong Lee was born, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1934, when this person was merely 14 years old, 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 1966, this person was 46 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1979, Ka Tong was 59 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1998, by the time this person was 78 years old, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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