Dena Nixon (1915 - 2009)

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Dena Nixon
1915 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Dena Nixon was born on September 28, 1915. She died on September 25, 2009 at age 93. We know that Dena Nixon had been residing in Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas 72450.


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Dena Nixon passed away on September 25, 2009 at 93 years old. She was born on September 28, 1915. We are unaware of information about Dena's surviving family. We know that Dena Nixon had been residing in Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas 72450.
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In 1915, in the year that Dena Nixon was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1955, at the age of 40 years old, Dena was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1978, Dena was 63 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1983, by the time she was 68 years old, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1996, Dena was 81 years old when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Ernest Nixon
Dec 17, 1922 - Sep 29, 2003
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Francis N Nixon
Jul 1, 1920 - Feb 5, 1997
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Joyce S Nixon
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Ralph A Nixon
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Rena Sue Nixon
Sep 30, 1920 - Feb 6, 2008
Arlington, Texas
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