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Sarah Vella (1895 - 1978)

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Sarah Vella
1895 - 1978
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June 30, 1895
Death
November 1978
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Pineville, Rapides County, Louisiana 71360
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Sarah Vella was born on June 30, 1895. She died in November 1978 at 83 years old. We know that Sarah Vella had been residing in Pineville, Rapides County, Louisiana 71360.
Updated: November 7, 2011
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Sarah Vella died in November 1978 at 83 years old. She was born on June 30, 1895. There is no information about Sarah's surviving family. We know that Sarah Vella had been residing in Pineville, Rapides County, Louisiana 71360.
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In 1895, in the year that Sarah Vella was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1904, at the age of only 9 years old, Sarah was alive when the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1922, Sarah was 27 years old when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1966, by the time she was 71 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, in the year of Sarah Vella's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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