Casimir Rowicki (1914 - 1993)

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Casimir Rowicki
1914 - 1993
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August 19, 1914
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October 28, 1993
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Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207
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Casimir Rowicki was born on August 19, 1914. He died on October 28, 1993 at 79 years old. We know that Casimir Rowicki had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207.
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Casimir Rowicki died on October 28, 1993 at 79 years of age. He was born on August 19, 1914. We are unaware of information about Casimir's surviving family. We know that Casimir Rowicki had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington 99207.

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In 1914, in the year that Casimir Rowicki was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1948, at the age of 34 years old, Casimir was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1970, he was 56 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1989, at the age of 75 years old, Casimir was alive when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1993, in the year of Casimir Rowicki's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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