DEAD: Nancy Reagan

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Nancy Reagan (aged 94)
Actress and First Lady of the United States

Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921 – March 6, 2016) was an American film actress and the wife of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States. She was the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

DEATH: On March 6, 2016, Reagan died of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. On March 7, 2016, President Barack Obama issued a presidential proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day of Reagan’s interment.