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Dora Eigbrett (1891 - 1987)

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Dora Eigbrett
1891 - 1987
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December 2, 1891
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April 1987
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Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska 68901
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Dora Eigbrett was born on December 2, 1891. She died in April 1987 at 95 years old. We know that Dora Eigbrett had been residing in Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska 68901.
Updated: November 9, 2011
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Dora Eigbrett died in April 1987 at 95 years of age. She was born on December 2, 1891. There is no information about Dora's family or relationships. We know that Dora Eigbrett had been residing in Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska 68901.
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In 1891, in the year that Dora Eigbrett was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1933, when she was 42 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1950, at the age of 59 years old, Dora was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1970, at the age of 79 years old, Dora was alive when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1987, in the year of Dora Eigbrett's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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