Dora Gordon

(1892 - 1976)

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Dora Gordon
1892 - 1976
Born
September 20, 1892
Death
October 1976
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Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33139
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Dora Gordon was born on September 20, 1892. She died in October 1976 at 84 years old. We know that Dora Gordon had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33139.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Dora Gordon passed away in October 1976 at 84 years old. She was born on September 20, 1892. We are unaware of information about Dora's immediate family. We know that Dora Gordon had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33139.

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In 1892, in the year that Dora Gordon was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1909, by the time she was 17 years old, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1940, at the age of 48 years old, Dora was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1962, when she was 70 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1976, in the year of Dora Gordon's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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