M Roy (1943 - 2000)

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M Roy
1943 - 2000
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September 8, 1943
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December 12, 2000
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Rumford, Providence County, Rhode Island 02916
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M Roy was born on September 8, 1943. M died on December 12, 2000 at 57 years of age. We know that M Roy had been residing in Rumford, Providence County, Rhode Island 02916.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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M Roy died on December 12, 2000 at 57 years old. M was born on September 8, 1943. We have no information about M's immediate family. We know that M Roy had been residing in Rumford, Providence County, Rhode Island 02916.

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In 1943, in the year that M Roy 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 1953, at the age of only 10 years old, M was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1967, M was 24 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1975, M was 32 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1990, M was 47 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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