Odessia Lemke (1937 - 1983)

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Odessia Lemke
1937 - 1983
February 10, 1937
March 1983
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Auburn, King County, Washington 98002
Odessia Lemke was born on February 10, 1937. Odessia died in March 1983 at 46 years of age. We know that Odessia Lemke had been residing in Auburn, King County, Washington 98002.
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Odessia Lemke passed away in March 1983 at 46 years old. Odessia was born on February 10, 1937. We have no information about Odessia's surviving family. We know that Odessia Lemke had been residing in Auburn, King County, Washington 98002.

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In 1937, in the year that Odessia Lemke was born, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1943, Odessia was just 6 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1958, at the age of 21 years old, Odessia was alive when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1961, Odessia was 24 years old when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1983, in the year of Odessia Lemke's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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