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Vladimir Zworykin (1889 - 1982)

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Vladimir Zworykin
1889 - 1982
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July 30, 1889
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August 1982
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Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey 08540
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Vladimir Zworykin was born on July 30, 1889. He died in August 1982 at age 93. We know that Vladimir Zworykin had been residing in Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey 08540.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Vladimir Zworykin passed away in August 1982 at 93 years old. He was born on July 30, 1889. We have no information about Vladimir's surviving family. We know that Vladimir Zworykin had been residing in Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey 08540.
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In 1889, in the year that Vladimir Zworykin was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1904, he was merely 15 years old when the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

In 1959, when he was 70 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1967, when he was 78 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1982, in the year of Vladimir Zworykin's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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