Nelda G. Sorensen (1925 - 1979)

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Nelda G. Sorensen
1925 - 1979
August 7, 1925
Woodville, Bingham , ID
May 1979
Salt Lake County , Salt Lake City, UT
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Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah 84118
Nelda G. Sorensen was born on August 7, 1925 at Woodville, Bingham , ID. She died in May 1979 at Salt Lake County , Salt Lake City, UT at 53 years old. We know that Nelda G. Sorensen had been residing in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah 84118.
Updated: June 20, 2016
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Nelda G. Sorensen passed away in May 1979 at Salt Lake County , Salt Lake City, UT at 53 years of age. She was born on August 7, 1925 at Woodville, Bingham , ID. There is no information about Nelda's immediate family. We know that Nelda G. Sorensen had been residing in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah 84118.

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In 1925, in the year that Nelda G. Sorensen was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1945, she was 20 years old when on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

In 1955, she was 30 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1962, at the age of 37 years old, Nelda was alive when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1979, in the year of Nelda G. Sorensen'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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