Sylvester Nowak (1912 - 1997)

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Sylvester Nowak
1912 - 1997
December 28, 1912
January 6, 1997
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14217
Sylvester Nowak was born on December 28, 1912. He died on January 6, 1997 at 84 years of age. We know that Sylvester Nowak had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14217.
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Sylvester Nowak passed away on January 6, 1997 at 84 years old. He was born on December 28, 1912. We have no information about Sylvester's immediate family. We know that Sylvester Nowak had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14217.

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In 1912, in the year that Sylvester Nowak was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1932, by the time he was 20 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1944, he was 32 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1958, when he was 46 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1997, in the year of Sylvester Nowak's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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