Ruth E Engle (1929 - 2005)

Ruth E Engle
1929 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Ruth E Engle was born on August 13, 1929. She died on July 8, 2005 at 75 years old. We know that Ruth E Engle had been residing in Leaf River, Ogle County, Illinois 61047.


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Ruth E Engle died on July 8, 2005 at 75 years old. She was born on August 13, 1929. We have no information about Ruth's surviving family. We know that Ruth E Engle had been residing in Leaf River, Ogle County, Illinois 61047.
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In 1929, in the year that Ruth E Engle was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1951, by the time she was 22 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1962, she was 33 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1977, at the age of 48 years old, Ruth was alive when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1986, at the age of 57 years old, Ruth was alive when 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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Nov 23, 1913 - December 1992
Mar 1, 1893 - Jan 27, 2002
May 8, 1904 - Nov 30, 1997
Jan 16, 1919 - Mar 1, 2001
Jun 28, 1910 - Jul 5, 1998
Jul 5, 1899 - Apr 5, 1991
Oct 8, 1924 - Feb 23, 2002
Aug 14, 1924 - Feb 25, 2004
Jan 16, 1926 - Dec 10, 1994
Dec 22, 1913 - Sep 20, 2000
Feb 12, 1894 - July 1979
Dec 11, 1906 - May 1984
Nov 15, 1911 - Mar 27, 2006

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Feb 17, 1928 - June 1984
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Mar 27, 1932 - May 26, 1998
Mar 9, 1938 - Aug 10, 2009
Sep 18, 1948 - Mar 2, 2009
Oct 30, 1954 - Feb 7, 1996
Jun 3, 1911 - Nov 10, 1998
Jan 23, 1886 - August 1971
Feb 1, 1915 - Aug 16, 2006
Nov 9, 1927 - Dec 7, 2002
May 23, 1935 - February 1990
Aug 22, 1887 - July 1966
May 16, 1894 - August 1987
Aug 13, 1947 - May 11, 2006
Sep 8, 1900 - March 1968
Aug 1, 1918 - July 1976
Jun 24, 1894 - November 1976
Apr 6, 1918 - Apr 12, 1999
Sep 30, 1917 - Nov 17, 1992
Oct 17, 1919 - Jan 28, 2011

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Dec 4, 1912 - Nov 20, 2006
Dec 17, 1898 - Nov 20, 1988
Jan 6, 1930 - October 1985
Oct 7, 1898 - October 1963
Mar 22, 1928 - Apr 20, 1992
Nov 10, 1920 - Sep 17, 2003
Apr 23, 1927 - Jan 4, 2000
Sep 19, 1921 - Mar 9, 2002
Sep 9, 1926 - Jan 10, 1995
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Nov 7, 1911 - October 1984
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