Christine Roberson (1900 - 1997)

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Christine Roberson
1900 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Christine Roberson was born on January 2, 1900. She died on January 17, 1997 at 97 years old. We know that Christine Roberson had been residing in Lake Andes, Charles Mix County, South Dakota 57356.


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Christine Roberson passed away on January 17, 1997 at 97 years old. She was born on January 2, 1900. We have no information about Christine's family or relationships. We know that Christine Roberson had been residing in Lake Andes, Charles Mix County, South Dakota 57356.
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In 1900, in the year that Christine Roberson was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1938, by the time she was 38 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1941, when she was 41 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1972, Christine was 72 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1997, in the year of Christine Roberson's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Jun 15, 1916 - December 1977
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Mar 28, 1921 - Aug 24, 1996
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Delores Roberson
Jan 29, 1924 - August 1989
Sacramento, CA
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Jan 7, 1891 - July 1973
Corvallis, Oregon
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Jul 10, 1904 - February 1982
Portland, Oregon
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Apr 4, 1926 - Jan 9, 2010
Colorado Springs, CO
Donna Roberson
Aug 19, 1906 - May 1982
Portland, Oregon
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