Sarah E Rutherford (1923 - 2002)

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Sarah E Rutherford
1923 - 2002
February 13, 1923
March 9, 2002
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Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, West Virginia 25411
Sarah E Rutherford was born on February 13, 1923. She died on March 9, 2002 at 79 years old. We know that Sarah E Rutherford had been residing in Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, West Virginia 25411.
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Sarah E Rutherford passed away on March 9, 2002 at age 79. She was born on February 13, 1923. We have no information about Sarah's surviving family. We know that Sarah E Rutherford had been residing in Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, West Virginia 25411.

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In 1923, in the year that Sarah E Rutherford was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1947, at the age of 24 years old, Sarah was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1952, Sarah was 29 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, by the time she was 46 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1999, when she was 76 years old, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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