Robert C. Newman (1924 - 1944)

Robert C. Newman
1924 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Robert C. Newman was born around 1924. He died on September 27, 1944 at 20 years old.

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Robert C. Newman

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Robert

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C.

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'f/52589' Calais Canadian War Cemetery,

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Service number: France
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment: royal Winnipeg Rifles
Unit/ship/squadron: R.c.i.c.

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Robert C. Newman passed away on September 27, 1944 at 20 years of age. He was buried in 'f/52589' Calais Canadian War Cemetery. He was born around 1924. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships.
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1924 - 1944 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Robert C. Newman was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1930, when he was just 6 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1939, Robert was merely 15 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1944, in the year of Robert C. Newman's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
Unknown - Feb 15, 1941
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940

Other Newmans

around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
Unknown - Feb 15, 1941
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
around 1922 - Apr 24, 1940
around 1921 - Feb 23, 1941
around 1890 - Oct 16, 1918
around 1925 - May 12, 1945
around 1926 - Sep 29, 1944
around 1924 - Feb 10, 1944
around 1915 - Nov 30, 1944
around 1893 - Mar 11, 1917
around 1921 - Aug 4, 1943
around 1925 - Sep 25, 1944
Unknown - Mar 29, 1943
around 1911 - Feb 27, 1941

Other Bios

around 1919 - Nov 11, 1940
around 1882 - Jul 30, 1940
around 1896 - Aug 19, 1917
Unknown - Feb 15, 1941
around 1922 - Sep 21, 1944
around 1876 - Sep 19, 1918
around 1921 - Dec 21, 1942
around 1899 - Mar 31, 1918
around 1922 - Apr 24, 1940
around 1921 - Feb 23, 1941
around 1890 - Oct 16, 1918
around 1925 - May 12, 1945
around 1926 - Sep 29, 1944
around 1924 - Feb 10, 1944
around 1915 - Nov 30, 1944
around 1893 - Mar 11, 1917
around 1921 - Aug 4, 1943
around 1925 - Sep 25, 1944
Unknown - Mar 29, 1943
around 1911 - Feb 27, 1941
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