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Fred W Rogers (born 1927)

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Fred W Rogers
1927
Born
c. 1927
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Buncombe County, North Carolina United States
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Fred W Rogers was born c. 1927. We know that Fred W Rogers had been residing in Buncombe County, North Carolina United States.
Updated: September 26, 2013
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Fred W Rogers
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Buncombe County, North Carolina United States
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Negro, Citizen

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Tinsmiths, Coppersmiths, And Sheet Metal Workers

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Military serial#: 45027634 Enlisted: November 9, 1945 in Cp Atterbury Columbus Indiana Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private, Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Panama Canal Department
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Fred W Rogers was born c. 1927. We have no information about Fred's family or relationships. We know that Fred W Rogers had been residing in Buncombe County, North Carolina United States.
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1927 World Events

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In 1927, in the year that Fred W Rogers was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1964, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1979, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1981, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1991, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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