Salvatore Bongiorno (1893 - 1973)

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Salvatore Bongiorno
1893 - 1973
May 12, 1893
March 1973
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Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio 44512
Salvatore Bongiorno was born on May 12, 1893. He died in March 1973 at age 79. We know that Salvatore Bongiorno had been residing in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio 44512.
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Salvatore Bongiorno died in March 1973 at 79 years of age. He was born on May 12, 1893. There is no information about Salvatore's family. We know that Salvatore Bongiorno had been residing in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio 44512.

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In 1893, in the year that Salvatore Bongiorno was born, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1926, he was 33 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1936, Salvatore was 43 years old 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 1953, when he was 60 years old, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1973, in the year of Salvatore Bongiorno's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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