Sarah Kaplan (1909 - 1991)

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Sarah Kaplan
1909 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Sarah Kaplan was born on February 14, 1909. She died on March 15, 1991 at age 82.

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Sarah Kaplan passed away on March 15, 1991 at age 82. She was born on February 14, 1909. There is no information about Sarah's immediate family.
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In 1909, in the year that Sarah Kaplan was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1938, Sarah was 29 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1949, Sarah was 40 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1985, Sarah was 76 years old when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

In 1991, in the year of Sarah Kaplan's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Dec 12, 1900 - November 1979
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Mar 19, 1919 - Feb 1, 2000
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Oct 9, 1914 - Aug 15, 2010
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Aug 26, 1899 - September 1984
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Mar 15, 1907 - March 1992
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Oct 26, 1901 - July 1986
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Dec 25, 1904 - December 1964
Benjamin Kaplan
Aug 4, 1893 - November 1969
Chicago, Illinois
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May 22, 1901 - Oct 22, 1990
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Dec 25, 1916 - Feb 9, 2006
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Hyman Kaplan
Jan 18, 1879 - June 1968
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Jul 4, 1899 - Oct 27, 1999
Chicago, IL
Hazel Kaplan
Feb 20, 1918 - Dec 20, 2008
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Sep 30, 1910 - May 1980
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May 15, 1882 - November 1975
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