Dorothy Veronica Roe (1898 - 1958)

Dorothy Veronica Roe
1898 - 1958
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Veronica Roe was born in 1898. She was born to Curran John Roe and Mary Ann Kylie Roe. She died in 1958 in Richmond, Australia at age 60.
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Dorothy Veronica Roe passed away in 1958 in Richmond, Australia at 60 years old. She was born in 1898. She was born to Curran John Roe and Mary Ann Kylie Roe.
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In 1898, in the year that Dorothy Veronica Roe was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1902, when she was just 4 years old, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1910, when she was only 12 years old, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1944, at the age of 46 years old, Dorothy was alive when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1958, in the year of Dorothy Veronica Roe's passing, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

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