Lilia Fernandez (1930 - 1979)

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Herminia Garcia Fernandez

Herminia Garcia Fernandez

Janet Fernandez

Janet Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Richard R Fernandez

Richard R Fernandez

San Francisco 1932

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John Fernandez 1914-1996 Herminia Garcia Fernandez Janet Fernandez Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

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1930 - In the year that Lilia Fernandez was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1947 - When she was 17 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1958 - Lilia was 28 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.

1968 - She was 38 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

1979 - In the year of Lilia Fernandez's passing, 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.

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Lilia Fernandez passed away in May 1979 at 48 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Lilia. She was born on August 17, 1930. There is no information about Lilia's immediate family.

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