Ruby Nichols (1905 - 1986)

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1905 - In the year that Ruby Nichols was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

1922 - She was 17 years old when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

1945 - Ruby was 40 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1966 - She was 61 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1986 - In the year of Ruby Nichols's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Ruby Nichols passed away in March 1986 at 80 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on October 29, 1905. We have no information about Ruby's surviving family. We know that Ruby Nichols had been residing in Florida.

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