Barbara Cornish (1928 - 1987)

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Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington

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1928 - In the year that Barbara Cornish was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1945 - She was 17 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1954 - When she was 26 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1979 - At the age of 51 years old, Barbara was alive when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

1987 - In the year of Barbara Cornish's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Barbara Cornish died in April 1987 at 58 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on October 16, 1928. There is no information about Barbara's family or relationships. We know that Barbara Cornish had been residing in Clarkston, Asotin County, Washington.

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