Lawrence Grassi (1913 - 1985)

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Lawrence Grassi
1913 - 1985
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March 31, 1913
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November 1985
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16509
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Lawrence Grassi was born on March 31, 1913. He died in November 1985 at 72 years old. We know that Lawrence Grassi had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16509.
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Lawrence Grassi died in November 1985 at 72 years of age. He was born on March 31, 1913. There is no information about Lawrence's immediate family. We know that Lawrence Grassi had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16509.

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In 1913, in the year that Lawrence Grassi was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1932, by the time he was 19 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1963, at the age of 50 years old, Lawrence was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1979, he was 66 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1985, in the year of Lawrence Grassi's passing, 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.

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