Bertha Dembowski (1888 - 1973)

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Bertha Dembowski
1888 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Dembowski was born on January 31, 1888. She died in March 1973 at age 85. We know that Bertha Dembowski had been residing in Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey 07002.


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Bertha Dembowski died in March 1973 at 85 years old. She was born on January 31, 1888. There is no information about Bertha's family or relationships. We know that Bertha Dembowski had been residing in Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey 07002.
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In 1888, in the year that Bertha Dembowski was born, on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

In 1907, Bertha was 19 years old when in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1911, when she was 23 years old, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1946, Bertha was 58 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1973, in the year of Bertha Dembowski's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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M A Dembowski
Feb 17, 1925 - Aug 15, 1988
Steven F Dembowski
May 14, 1926 - Feb 16, 2005
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John J Dembowski
Feb 19, 1927 - Oct 25, 1997
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Alan D Dembowski
Apr 10, 1958 - Jan 9, 2005
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Mary Dembowski
Apr 28, 1902 - June 1987
Kearny, NJ
Katherine Dembowski
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Steve J Dembowski
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