Bertha Ross (1901 - 1981)

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Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Charles & Elizabeth Ross

Charles & Elizabeth Ross

Charles, Carl,  & Elizabeth Ross

Charles, Carl, & Elizabeth Ross

Elizabeth and Charles Ross

Elizabeth and Charles Ross

Charles & Elizabeth Ross

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Elma and Mrs. Sather

Elma and Mrs. Sather

Alice Lauranne (Ross) Flanders

Alice Lauranne (Ross) Flanders

John and Margaret (Brown) Ross

John and Margaret (Brown) Ross

Ruby Irene Ross

Ruby Irene Ross

Joseph Carl Ross

Joseph Carl Ross

Joseph Carl Ross

Joseph Carl Ross

Joseph Carl Ross

Joseph Carl Ross

Mattie Ruth King Ross

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Nettie Mae (Butler) King Charles & Elizabeth Ross Charles, Carl,  & Elizabeth Ross Elizabeth and Charles Ross

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1901 - In the year that Bertha Ross was born, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

1939 - She was 38 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

1949 - By the time she was 48 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1972 - By the time she was 71 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

1981 - In the year of Bertha Ross's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Bertha Ross passed away in August 1981 at 79 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Bertha. She was born on December 3, 1901. We have no information about Bertha's family or relationships. We know that Bertha Ross had been residing in Braddock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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