Charles Rogers (1868 - 1896)

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Charles Rogers
1868 - 1896
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c. 1868
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April 1, 1896
Kings County, New York United States
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Charles Rogers was born c. 1868. He died on April 1, 1896 in New York United States at age 28.
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Charles Rogers passed away on April 1, 1896 in New York United States at 28 years old. He was born c. 1868. We have no information about Charles' family or relationships.

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In 1868, in the year that Charles Rogers was born, on October 28th, Thomas Edison - age 21 - applied for his first patent. It was for the electric vote recorder and was designed to make voting quicker and the counting of votes more accurate. Congress didn't like the idea so Edison's voting machine was never used.

In 1870, at the age of just 2 years old, Charles was alive when on March 31st, Thomas Mundy Peterson was the first African-American male who voted in an election - a local election about the town charter. Peterson, a school principal, was also the first to hold elected office and the first to sit on a jury.

In 1871, Charles was just 3 years old when on March 29th, Royal Albert Hall in London was officially opened by Queen Victoria. Construction had begun in 1867 and the hall was named after Queen Victoria's husband, who had died in 1861 - 10 years before.

In 1886, Charles was 18 years old when on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1896, in the year of Charles Rogers's passing, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

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