Raisa Melamed (1918 - 2007)

Raisa Melamed
1918 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Raisa Melamed was born on January 10, 1918. She died on November 6, 2007 at 89 years of age. We know that Raisa Melamed had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53202.

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Raisa Melamed died on November 6, 2007 at 89 years of age. She was born on January 10, 1918. We have no information about Raisa's family. We know that Raisa Melamed had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53202.
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In 1918, in the year that Raisa Melamed was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1921, by the time she was only 3 years old, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1935, Raisa was 17 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1953, when she was 35 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1983, by the time she was 65 years old, 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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