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Walter Tesla (1910 - 1980)

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Walter Tesla
1910 - 1980
Born
February 14, 1910
Death
January 1980
Last Known Residence
Marlborough, Hartford County, Connecticut 06447
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Walter Tesla of Marlborough, Hartford County, Connecticut was born on February 14, 1910, and died at age 69 years old in January 1980.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 7239163

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Walter Tesla passed away at age 69 years old in January 1980. Walter Tesla of Marlborough, Hartford County, Connecticut was born on February 14, 1910.

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Walter Tesla lived 8 years shorter than the average Tesla family member when he died at the age of 69.
The average age of a Tesla family member is 77.
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1910 - 1980 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Walter Tesla was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1941, at the age of 31 years old, Walter was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1950, Walter was 40 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1967, at the age of 57 years old, Walter was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1980, in the year of Walter Tesla's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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