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Olga Koretzky (1897 - 1982)

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Olga Koretzky
1897 - 1982
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December 9, 1897
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August 1982
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90048
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Olga Koretzky was born on December 9, 1897. She died in August 1982 at 84 years old. We know that Olga Koretzky had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90048.
Updated: November 11, 2011
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Olga Koretzky passed away in August 1982 at 84 years old. She was born on December 9, 1897. There is no information about Olga's immediate family. We know that Olga Koretzky had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90048.
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In 1897, in the year that Olga Koretzky was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1936, at the age of 39 years old, Olga was alive when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1943, when she was 46 years old, 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 1951, Olga was 54 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1982, in the year of Olga Koretzky's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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