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Sylvia E Nail (1958 - 1991)

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Sylvia E Nail
1958 - 1991
Born
September 1, 1958
Death
January 20, 1991
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Sylvia E Nail was born on September 1, 1958, and died at age 32 years old on January 20, 1991. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sylvia E Nail.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 9408631

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Sylvia Nail passed away at age 32 years old on January 20, 1991. Sylvia E Nail was born on September 1, 1958. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sylvia E Nail.

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Sylvia E Nail lived 40 years shorter than the average Nail family member when she died at the age of 32.
The average age of a Nail family member is 72.
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1958 - 1991 World Events

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In 1958, in the year that Sylvia E Nail was born, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1961, she was merely 3 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1970, she was merely 12 years old when 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 1987, Sylvia was 29 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1991, in the year of Sylvia E Nail's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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