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Catherine Philom Rogers (1923 - 1969)

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Catherine Philom Rogers
1923 - 1969
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1923
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1969
Nang, Australia
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Nang, Australia
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Catherine Philom Rogers was born in 1923. She is the child of Maher John Rogers and Elizabeth Drum Rogers. She died in 1969 in Nang, Australia at age 46.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Catherine Philom Rogers died in 1969 in Nang, Australia at 46 years old. She was born in 1923. She is the child of Maher John Rogers and Elizabeth Drum Rogers.
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In 1923, in the year that Catherine Philom Rogers was born, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1932, she was just 9 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1944, Catherine was 21 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1955, when she was 32 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1969, in the year of Catherine Philom Rogers's passing, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

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