Robert Sayers (1920 - 1972)

Robert Sayers
1920 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Sayers was born on June 16, 1920. He died in September 1972 at 52 years of age.

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Robert Sayers passed away in September 1972 at 52 years old. He was born on June 16, 1920. We are unaware of information about Robert's family or relationships.
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In 1920, in the year that Robert Sayers was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1949, when he was 29 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1957, Robert was 37 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1964, at the age of 44 years old, Robert was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1972, in the year of Robert Sayers's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

Other Biographies

Other Robert Sayerses

around 1917 - Apr 24, 1943
around 1923 - May 24, 1941
Unknown - Oct 21, 1914
around 1917 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1925 - Unknown
around 1946 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
1894 - 1969
1887 - 1926
1860 - 1898
Unknown - 1898
1808 - 1896
1860 - 1881

Other Sayerses

Jan 22, 1953 - Apr 20, 2011
May 9, 1901 - Mar 11, 1992
Apr 20, 1893 - April 1986
Feb 26, 1913 - August 1984
Apr 10, 1922 - Oct 11, 2003
Jul 9, 1935 - Mar 3, 2005
May 4, 1915 - July 1980
Feb 6, 1912 - August 1983
Nov 24, 1921 - Jan 18, 2007
Mar 12, 1922 - Nov 28, 2005
May 4, 1934 - Sep 17, 1997
Aug 31, 1939 - Dec 30, 1998
Nov 16, 1890 - November 1981
Sep 7, 1896 - May 1971
Jul 7, 1965 - Mar 15, 2000
Jun 3, 1918 - Aug 29, 2006
Feb 6, 1892 - March 1968
Oct 29, 1908 - Oct 16, 1989
Apr 13, 1906 - August 1986
May 13, 1917 - Sep 1, 2009

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Oct 10, 1909 - Oct 20, 2009
Feb 20, 1918 - Mar 2, 1997
Jun 23, 1907 - Jan 20, 1988
Nov 25, 1924 - February 1988
Oct 9, 1921 - July 1970
Jan 15, 1922 - January 1981
Feb 17, 1931 - Jun 14, 2008
Jul 4, 1915 - Mar 4, 1996
Jun 16, 1925 - Oct 21, 2005
Feb 13, 1937 - May 29, 1986
Oct 27, 1906 - September 1985
Apr 14, 1904 - Mar 9, 1999
Jun 27, 1929 - Jul 5, 1999
Oct 28, 1938 - Sep 13, 2003
Dec 23, 1910 - Aug 15, 1997
Apr 18, 1915 - May 1987
Aug 27, 1916 - Apr 17, 1995
Jan 6, 1921 - Feb 24, 1999
Aug 17, 1913 - Oct 31, 1996
Mar 15, 1923 - Dec 20, 2000
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