Catherine Anne Rogers (1907 - 1977)

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Catherine Anne Rogers
1907 - 1977
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1907
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1977
Coburg, Australia
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Coburg, Australia
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Catherine Anne Rogers was born in 1907. She was born to Obrien Patrick Rogers and Mary Lucy Dorsa Rogers. She died in 1977 in Coburg, Australia at 70 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Catherine Anne Rogers passed away in 1977 in Coburg, Australia at 70 years of age. She was born in 1907. She was born to Obrien Patrick Rogers and Mary Lucy Dorsa Rogers.

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In 1907, in the year that Catherine Anne Rogers was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1911, she was only 4 years old when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1945, at the age of 38 years old, Catherine was alive when on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

In 1959, she was 52 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1977, in the year of Catherine Anne Rogers's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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