Dorothy Frances Ferguson

(1894 - 1979)

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Dorothy Frances Ferguson
1894 - 1979
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1894
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1979
Richmond, Australia
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Richmond, Australia
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Dorothy Frances Ferguson was born in 1894. She was born to Lilley Charles Ferguson and Louise Mary Wright Ferguson. She died in 1979 in Richmond, Australia at 85 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Dorothy Frances Ferguson died in 1979 in Richmond, Australia at age 85. She was born in 1894. She was born to Lilley Charles Ferguson and Louise Mary Wright Ferguson.

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In 1894, in the year that Dorothy Frances Ferguson was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1910, by the time she was 16 years old, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1940, when she was 46 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1955, at the age of 61 years old, Dorothy was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1979, in the year of Dorothy Frances Ferguson's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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