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Rita Schmit (1917 - 1983)

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Rita Schmit
1917 - 1983
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January 18, 1917
Death
July 1983
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Celina, Mercer County, Ohio 45822
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Rita Schmit was born on January 18, 1917. She died in July 1983 at 66 years old. We know that Rita Schmit had been residing in Celina, Mercer County, Ohio 45822.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Rita Schmit died in July 1983 at 66 years old. She was born on January 18, 1917. There is no information about Rita's family or relationships. We know that Rita Schmit had been residing in Celina, Mercer County, Ohio 45822.
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In 1917, in the year that Rita Schmit was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1948, by the time she was 31 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1966, she was 49 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1974, she was 57 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1983, in the year of Rita Schmit's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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