Garnette Troxell (1943 - 2000)

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Garnette Troxell
1943 - 2000
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August 30, 1943
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August 15, 2000
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Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana 47250
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Garnette Troxell was born on August 30, 1943. She died on August 15, 2000 at 56 years old. We know that Garnette Troxell had been residing in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana 47250.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Garnette Troxell died on August 15, 2000 at 56 years old. She was born on August 30, 1943. There is no information about Garnette's family or relationships. We know that Garnette Troxell had been residing in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana 47250.

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In 1943, in the year that Garnette Troxell was born, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1951, at the age of only 8 years old, Garnette was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1969, when she was 26 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1971, by the time she was 28 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1986, she was 43 years old when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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