Sidney Hall (1902 - 1987)

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Seattle, King County, Washington

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1902 - In the year that Sidney Hall was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

1909 - When he was just 7 years old, explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

1916 - Sidney was merely 14 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

1927 - He was 25 years old when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1987 - In the year of Sidney Hall's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Sidney Hall passed away in June 1987 at 85 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Sidney. He was born on January 18, 1902. We have no information about Sidney's family. We know that Sidney Hall had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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