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Quarterman Johnson (1921 - 2010)

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Quarterman Johnson
1921 - 2010
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August 22, 1921
Death
February 10, 2010
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Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48238
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Quarterman Johnson was born on August 22, 1921. Quarterman died on February 10, 2010 at 88 years old. We know that Quarterman Johnson had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48238.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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Quarterman Johnson passed away on February 10, 2010 at age 88. Quarterman was born on August 22, 1921. We have no information about Quarterman's immediate family. We know that Quarterman Johnson had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48238.
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In 1921, in the year that Quarterman Johnson was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1943, when this person was 22 years old, 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 1954, Quarterman was 33 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1986, at the age of 65 years old, Quarterman was alive 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.

In 1991, Quarterman was 70 years old when 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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