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Bertha Nisbet (1894 - 1985)

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Bertha Nisbet
1894 - 1985
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November 9, 1894
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December 1985
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Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine 04107
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Bertha Nisbet was born on November 9, 1894. She died in December 1985 at 91 years of age. We know that Bertha Nisbet had been residing in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine 04107.
Updated: October 1, 2011
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Bertha Nisbet died in December 1985 at 91 years old. She was born on November 9, 1894. There is no information about Bertha's surviving family. We know that Bertha Nisbet had been residing in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine 04107.
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In 1894, in the year that Bertha Nisbet was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1907, at the age of merely 13 years old, Bertha was alive when the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1961, at the age of 67 years old, Bertha was alive when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1979, she was 85 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1985, in the year of Bertha Nisbet's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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