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Dorothy Grisham (1905 - 1971)

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Dorothy Grisham
1905 - 1971
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August 1, 1905
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April 1971
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Caldwell, Saint Francis County, Arkansas 72322
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Dorothy Grisham was born on August 1, 1905. She died in April 1971 at 65 years old. We know that Dorothy Grisham had been residing in Caldwell, Saint Francis County, Arkansas 72322.
Updated: November 5, 2011
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Dorothy Grisham died in April 1971 at 65 years old. She was born on August 1, 1905. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy Grisham had been residing in Caldwell, Saint Francis County, Arkansas 72322.
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In 1905, in the year that Dorothy Grisham was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1939, when she was 34 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1940, Dorothy was 35 years old when 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 1961, Dorothy was 56 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1971, in the year of Dorothy Grisham's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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