Catherine Jane Rogers (1891 - 1971)

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Catherine Jane Rogers
1891 - 1971
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1891
Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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1971
Bacc, Australia
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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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Catherine Jane Rogers was born in 1891 in Bacchus Marsh, Australia. She is the child of Elizabeth Tait Rogers, with sibling George. She died in 1971 in Bacc, Australia at 80 years of age.
Updated: July 29, 2019
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Catherine Jane Rogers died in 1971 in Bacc, Australia at 80 years old. She was born in 1891 in Bacchus Marsh, Australia. She is the child of Elizabeth Tait Rogers, with sibling George.

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In 1891, in the year that Catherine Jane Rogers was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1907, she was 16 years old when 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 1949, at the age of 58 years old, Catherine was alive when 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 1954, when she was 63 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1971, in the year of Catherine Jane Rogers's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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