Roscoe Day (1883 - 1973)

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Houston, Harris County, Texas

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Paul F Day

Paul F Day

Melvin Calendar and Paul Day

Melvin Calendar and Paul Day

Terry Melcher

Terry Melcher

Doris Day and Terry Melcher

Doris Day and Terry Melcher

Terrence and Doris Day, party

Terrence and Doris Day, party

Terry Melcher and Doris Day

Terry Melcher and Doris Day

Terrence "Terry" Melcher and Doris Day

Terrence "Terry" Melcher and Doris Day

John Emmet Raitt, Doris Day

John Emmet Raitt, Doris Day

Jupiter Day

Jupiter Day

Jupiter Day

Jupiter Day

Brenda Jean Day

Brenda Jean Day

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day

Fred Douglas Day

Fred Douglas Day

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George M Day,Jr Paul F Day Melvin Calendar and Paul Day Terry Melcher

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1883 - In the year that Roscoe Day was born, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

1908 - Roscoe was 25 years old when the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

1924 - He was 41 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1953 - He was 70 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1973 - In the year of Roscoe Day's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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Roscoe Day died in February 1973 at 89 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on September 8, 1883. We are unaware of information about Roscoe's immediate family. We know that Roscoe Day had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

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