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Zetta Evelyn Splawn (1924 - 2008)

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Zetta Evelyn Splawn
1924 - 2008
Born
January 4, 1924
Death
April 14, 2008
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Holland, Bell County, Texas 76534
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Zetta Evelyn Splawn was born on January 4, 1924. She died on April 14, 2008 at 84 years old. We know that Zetta Evelyn Splawn had been residing in Holland, Bell County, Texas 76534.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Zetta Evelyn Splawn passed away on April 14, 2008 at age 84. She was born on January 4, 1924. We are unaware of information about Zetta's family or relationships. We know that Zetta Evelyn Splawn had been residing in Holland, Bell County, Texas 76534.
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In 1924, in the year that Zetta Evelyn Splawn was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1949, when she was 25 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1979, Zetta was 55 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1987, Zetta was 63 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1992, Zetta was 68 years old when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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