Ethel Rosenberg

Alleged Soviet Spy Ethel Rosenberg Full Name: Ethel Rosenberg


Profession: Alleged Soviet Spy
Why Famous: Executed with her husband for treason and conspiracy to commit espionage, relating to passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.

Born: September 25, 1915
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Died: June 19, 1953 (aged 37)
Cause of Death: Executed

Historical Events in the Life of Ethel Rosenberg

  • 1950-08-11 Ethel Rosenberg testifies before grand jury on allegations of spying for the Soviet Union
  • 1951-03-06 The trial of Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel Rosenberg begins
  • 1951-03-21 US citizens Julius & Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage for the Soviet Union
  • 1951-03-29 Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of espionage and sentenced to death
  • 1951-04-05 Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death
  • 1953-06-17 US Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas stays executions of spies Julius & Ethel Rosenberg scheduled for next day their 14th anniversary

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