Tressy Beckes (1905 - 1996)

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Tressy Beckes
1905 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Tressy Beckes was born on January 17, 1905. Tressy died on September 26, 1996 at age 91. We know that Tressy Beckes had been residing in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95350.

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Tressy Beckes died on September 26, 1996 at 91 years of age. Tressy was born on January 17, 1905. There is no information about Tressy's immediate family. We know that Tressy Beckes had been residing in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California 95350.
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1905 - 1996 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Tressy Beckes was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1931, at the age of 26 years old, Tressy was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1977, when this person was 72 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1988, when this person was 83 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1996, in the year of Tressy Beckes's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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