Dorothy Davies (1920 - 1986)

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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1920 - In the year that Dorothy Davies was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

1929 - Dorothy was merely 9 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1975 - She was 55 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1985 - Dorothy was 65 years old when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

1986 - In the year of Dorothy Davies's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Dorothy Davies died in March 1986 at 66 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Dorothy. She was born on February 21, 1920. There is no information about Dorothy's surviving family. We know that Dorothy Davies had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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