Sura Melamed

(1906 - 1994)

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Sura Melamed
1906 - 1994
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May 25, 1906
Death
July 19, 1994
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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33179
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Sura Melamed was born on May 25, 1906. Sura died on July 19, 1994 at age 88. We know that Sura Melamed had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33179.
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Sura Melamed passed away on July 19, 1994 at 88 years old. Sura was born on May 25, 1906. There is no information about Sura's family. We know that Sura Melamed had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33179.

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In 1906, in the year that Sura Melamed was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1929, by the time this person was 23 years old, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1965, when this person was 59 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1970, by the time this person was 64 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1994, in the year of Sura Melamed's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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