Sophie Ross

(1918 - 1987)

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Sophie Ross
1918 - 1987
Born
January 4, 1918
Death
July 1987
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Clarksville, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15322
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Sophie Ross was born on January 4, 1918. She died in July 1987 at 69 years of age. We know that Sophie Ross had been residing in Clarksville, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15322.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Sophie Ross died in July 1987 at 69 years old. She was born on January 4, 1918. There is no information about Sophie's surviving family. We know that Sophie Ross had been residing in Clarksville, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15322.

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In 1918, in the year that Sophie Ross was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1943, by the time she was 25 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1956, at the age of 38 years old, Sophie was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1970, she was 52 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1987, in the year of Sophie Ross's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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