Dorothy A Durr (1941 - 2010)

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Brandon, Rankin County, Mississippi

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1941 - In the year that Dorothy A Durr was born, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1949 - At the age of only 8 years old, Dorothy was alive when 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.

1959 - When she was 18 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1985 - At the age of 44 years old, Dorothy was alive when 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.

1987 - At the age of 46 years old, Dorothy was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Dorothy A Durr died on November 21, 2010 at 69 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Dorothy. She was born on January 10, 1941. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy A Durr had been residing in Brandon, Rankin County, Mississippi.

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