Mary Decker (1915 - 1992)

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Mary Decker
1915 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Decker was born on April 16, 1915. She died on July 12, 1992 at 77 years old. We know that Mary Decker had been residing in Oxford, Butler County, Ohio.

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Mary Decker passed away on July 12, 1992 at 77 years of age. She was born on April 16, 1915. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary Decker had been residing in Oxford, Butler County, Ohio.
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In 1915, in the year that Mary Decker was born, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1920, by the time she was only 5 years old, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1959, Mary was 44 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, by the time she was 51 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1992, in the year of Mary Decker's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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May 30, 1950 - Jan 25, 2006
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Mar 29, 1900 - April 1987
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Nov 20, 1908 - May 1, 2000
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Jun 24, 1897 - December 1975
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Jun 5, 1907 - July 1977
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Jun 20, 1904 - October 1966
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Nov 25, 1904 - January 1971
Eaton, Ohio
Charles Decker
Sep 17, 1906 - November 1977
Faison, North Carolina
Pauline Decker
Aug 2, 1911 - September 1969
Atlanta, Georgia
Catherine S Decker
Jan 13, 1912 - Oct 19, 2002
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