Dorothy Guthrie (1895 - 1977)

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Dorothy Guthrie
1895 - 1977
November 21, 1895
January 1977
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Seattle, King County, Washington 98107
Dorothy Guthrie was born on November 21, 1895. She died in January 1977 at 81 years of age. We know that Dorothy Guthrie had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98107.
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Dorothy Guthrie died in January 1977 at 81 years old. She was born on November 21, 1895. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy Guthrie had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98107.

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In 1895, in the year that Dorothy Guthrie was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1911, she was 16 years old when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1936, by the time she was 41 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1947, she was 52 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1977, in the year of Dorothy Guthrie's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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