Selma Robbins Johnson

(1917 - 2009)

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Selma Robbins Johnson
1917 - 2009
Born
January 27, 1917
Death
March 26, 2009
Last Known Residence
Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa County, California 94523
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Selma Robbins Johnson was born on January 27, 1917. She died on March 26, 2009 at age 92. We know that Selma Robbins Johnson had been residing in Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa County, California 94523.
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Selma Robbins Johnson died on March 26, 2009 at age 92. She was born on January 27, 1917. We are unaware of information about Selma's family. We know that Selma Robbins Johnson had been residing in Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa County, California 94523.

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In 1917, in the year that Selma Robbins Johnson was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1932, at the age of only 15 years old, Selma was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1944, when she was 27 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1957, at the age of 40 years old, Selma was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1983, Selma was 66 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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