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Dorothy Grove (1937 - 1998)

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Dorothy Grove
1937 - 1998
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July 1, 1937
Death
January 16, 1998
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New York, New York County, New York 10026
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Dorothy Grove was born on July 1, 1937. She died on January 16, 1998 at 60 years of age. We know that Dorothy Grove had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10026.
Updated: October 5, 2011
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Dorothy Grove passed away on January 16, 1998 at age 60. She was born on July 1, 1937. We have no information about Dorothy's family. We know that Dorothy Grove had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10026.
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1937 - 1998 World Events

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In 1937, in the year that Dorothy Grove was born, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1956, Dorothy was 19 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1961, she was 24 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1980, at the age of 43 years old, Dorothy was alive when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1998, in the year of Dorothy Grove's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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