Sylvester Gulledge (1902 - 1985)

Sylvester Gulledge
1902 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Sylvester Gulledge was born on April 7, 1902. He died in December 1985 at 83 years of age. We know that Sylvester Gulledge had been residing in Lamar, Marshall County, Mississippi 38642.
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Sylvester Gulledge passed away in December 1985 at age 83. He was born on April 7, 1902. We are unaware of information about Sylvester's immediate family. We know that Sylvester Gulledge had been residing in Lamar, Marshall County, Mississippi 38642.
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In 1902, in the year that Sylvester Gulledge was born, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1934, at the age of 32 years old, Sylvester was alive when 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.

In 1948, by the time he was 46 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1979, he was 77 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1985, in the year of Sylvester Gulledge's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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