Roxana Rumph (1909 - 1986)

Roxana Rumph
1909 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Roxana Rumph was born on March 9, 1909. She died in December 1986 at 77 years old. We know that Roxana Rumph had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15224.

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Roxana Rumph passed away in December 1986 at 77 years old. She was born on March 9, 1909. We have no information about Roxana's family. We know that Roxana Rumph had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15224.
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In 1909, in the year that Roxana Rumph was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1948, at the age of 39 years old, Roxana was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1954, Roxana was 45 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1967, at the age of 58 years old, Roxana was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1986, in the year of Roxana Rumph's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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