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Ralph Sky (1925 - 1993)

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Ralph Sky
1925 - 1993
Born
May 2, 1925
Death
November 16, 1993
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90004
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Ralph Sky was born on May 2, 1925. He died on November 16, 1993 at age 68. We know that Ralph Sky had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90004.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Ralph Sky passed away on November 16, 1993 at age 68. He was born on May 2, 1925. There is no information about Ralph's surviving family. We know that Ralph Sky had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90004.
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1925 - 1993 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Ralph Sky was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1935, he was only 10 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1956, by the time he was 31 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1987, Ralph was 62 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1993, in the year of Ralph Sky's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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