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Sydonia Tesla (1887 - 1973)

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Sydonia Tesla
1887 - 1973
Born
May 8, 1887
Death
February 15, 1973
Last Known Residence
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut 06114
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Sydonia Tesla of Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut was born on May 8, 1887, and died at age 85 years old on February 15, 1973.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 7141109

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Sydonia Tesla passed away at age 85 years old on February 15, 1973. Sydonia Tesla of Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut was born on May 8, 1887.

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Sydonia Tesla lived 9 years longer than the average Tesla family member when they died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Tesla family member is 76.
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1887 - 1973 World Events

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In 1887, in the year that Sydonia Tesla was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1916, this person was 29 years old when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1953, at the age of 66 years old, Sydonia was alive when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1961, Sydonia was 74 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1973, in the year of Sydonia Tesla's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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