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Derethea Miller (1925 - 1985)

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Derethea Miller
1925 - 1985
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April 8, 1925
Death
October 1985
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York, York County, Pennsylvania 17403
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Derethea Miller was born on April 8, 1925. Derethea died in October 1985 at 60 years of age. We know that Derethea Miller had been residing in York, York County, Pennsylvania 17403.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Derethea Miller died in October 1985 at 60 years old. Derethea was born on April 8, 1925. We have no information about Derethea's surviving family. We know that Derethea Miller had been residing in York, York County, Pennsylvania 17403.
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In 1925, in the year that Derethea Miller was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1945, at the age of 20 years old, Derethea was alive when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1958, when this person was 33 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1974, when this person was 49 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1985, in the year of Derethea Miller's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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