Rodrigo Santos (1906 - 1990)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Rodrigo Santos’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Rodrigo so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Rodrigo’s biography.

Rodrigo Santos Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Rodrigo Santos and his immediate Santos family. Add to Rodrigo Santos's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Rodrigo.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Rodrigo Santos? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Rodrigo move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Rodrigo's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Rodrigo finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Rodrigo attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Rodrigo did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Rodrigo Santos is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Rodrigo's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Rodrigo's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Rodrigo a religious man? Add Rodrigo’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Rodrigo during various points of his life.

Timeline

1906 - In the year that Rodrigo Santos was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

1946 - He was 40 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1960 - When he was 54 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1976 - He was 70 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1990 - In the year of Rodrigo Santos's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

Rodrigo Santos Family Tree

Who was Rodrigo’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Rodrigo’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Rodrigo's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Rodrigo Santos
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Rodrigo's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Rodrigo Santos is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Rodrigo Santos passed away on December 19, 1990 at 84 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Rodrigo. He was born on November 9, 1906. We have no information about Rodrigo's surviving family.

Memories

What do you remember about Rodrigo Santos? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Rodrigo is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Rodrigo Santos

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources