Dorothy Ferguson

(1925 - 1968)

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Dorothy Ferguson
1925 - 1968
Born
November 14, 1925
Death
December 28, 1968
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Dorothy Ferguson was born on November 14, 1925. She died on December 28, 1968 at 43 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Long Island National Cemetery Section 2T Site 2749 2040 Wellwood Avenue, in Farmingdale, New York 11735
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Dorothy Ferguson passed away on December 28, 1968 at 43 years of age. She was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section 2T Site 2749, Farmingdale, New York. She was born on November 14, 1925. There is no information about Dorothy's family.

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In 1925, in the year that Dorothy Ferguson was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1932, when she was just 7 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1949, at the age of 24 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.

In 1954, when she was 29 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1968, in the year of Dorothy Ferguson's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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