Simon Fernandez (1934 - 2008)

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Herminia Garcia Fernandez

Herminia Garcia Fernandez

Janet Fernandez

Janet Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Margaret Fernandez

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Lorraine Stephanie Vogan

Richard R Fernandez

Richard R Fernandez

San Francisco 1932

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John Fernandez 1914-1996 Herminia Garcia Fernandez Janet Fernandez Matilde 'Inina' Perez-Fernandez

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1934 - In the year that Simon Fernandez was born, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1939 - At the age of only 5 years old, Simon was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1943 - When he was merely 9 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1947 - When he was merely 13 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1995 - Simon was 61 years old when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Simon Fernandez passed away on October 25, 2008 at age 73. There is no known cause of death. He was born on December 13, 1934. There is no information about Simon's family or relationships. We know that Simon Fernandez had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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