Sarah L Rutherford (1926 - 1991)

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Sarah L Rutherford
1926 - 1991
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January 5, 1926
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October 28, 1991
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Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee 37918
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Sarah L Rutherford was born on January 5, 1926. She died on October 28, 1991 at 65 years old. We know that Sarah L Rutherford had been residing in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee 37918.
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Sarah L Rutherford died on October 28, 1991 at 65 years of age. She was born on January 5, 1926. We have no information about Sarah's family. We know that Sarah L Rutherford had been residing in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee 37918.

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In 1926, in the year that Sarah L Rutherford was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1931, she was just 5 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1945, by the time she was 19 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1989, she was 63 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1991, in the year of Sarah L Rutherford's passing, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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