Charles E Skaggs (1919 - 2003)

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Charles E Skaggs
1919 - 2003
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June 1, 1919
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September 1, 2003
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Scottsburg, Scott County, Indiana 47170
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Charles E Skaggs was born on June 1, 1919. He died on September 1, 2003 at 84 years of age. We know that Charles E Skaggs had been residing in Scottsburg, Scott County, Indiana 47170.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Charles E Skaggs died on September 1, 2003 at 84 years of age. He was born on June 1, 1919. We have no information about Charles's family or relationships. We know that Charles E Skaggs had been residing in Scottsburg, Scott County, Indiana 47170.

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In 1919, in the year that Charles E Skaggs was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1922, when he was merely 3 years old, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1932, he was only 13 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 1967, at the age of 48 years old, Charles was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1992, when he was 73 years old, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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