Mae Cynthia Riggs (1920 - 2006)

Mae Cynthia Riggs
1920 - 2006
updated February 06, 2019
Mae Cynthia Riggs was born on October 13, 1920. She died on January 2, 2006 at 85 years of age. We know that Mae Cynthia Riggs had been residing in Irmo, Richland County, South Carolina 29063.

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Mae Cynthia Riggs passed away on January 2, 2006 at 85 years old. She was born on October 13, 1920. We have no information about Mae's surviving family. We know that Mae Cynthia Riggs had been residing in Irmo, Richland County, South Carolina 29063.
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In 1920, in the year that Mae Cynthia Riggs was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1946, Mae was 26 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1958, at the age of 38 years old, Mae was alive when 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.

In 1974, Mae was 54 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1986, she was 66 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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Mar 5, 1919 - Jan 20, 1989
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Aug 2, 1894 - April 1985
Oct 29, 1888 - May 1975
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Jan 25, 1897 - August 1982
May 19, 1921 - August 1980
Jul 15, 1912 - Dec 30, 1997
May 13, 1920 - Sep 12, 1988
Jan 7, 1920 - Jun 5, 1992
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