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Norman Abramovitz (1909 - 1999)

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Norman Abramovitz
1909 - 1999
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July 19, 1909
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October 3, 1999
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Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97201
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Norman Abramovitz was born on July 19, 1909. He died on October 3, 1999 at 90 years old. We know that Norman Abramovitz had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97201.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Norman Abramovitz passed away on October 3, 1999 at 90 years old. He was born on July 19, 1909. We have no information about Norman's family or relationships. We know that Norman Abramovitz had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97201.
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In 1909, in the year that Norman Abramovitz was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1922, he was just 13 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1948, he was 39 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1957, he was 48 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1964, at the age of 55 years old, Norman was alive when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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