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Dorothy Jacobs (1937 - 1987)

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Dorothy Jacobs
1937 - 1987
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June 22, 1937
Death
May 1987
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Kamiah, Lewis County, Idaho 83536
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Dorothy Jacobs was born on June 22, 1937. She died in May 1987 at 49 years old. We know that Dorothy Jacobs had been residing in Kamiah, Lewis County, Idaho 83536.
Updated: November 10, 2011
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Dorothy Jacobs died in May 1987 at 49 years of age. She was born on June 22, 1937. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy Jacobs had been residing in Kamiah, Lewis County, Idaho 83536.
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1937 - 1987 World Events

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In 1937, in the year that Dorothy Jacobs was born, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1940, at the age of only 3 years old, Dorothy was alive when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, at the age of 18 years old, Dorothy was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1969, at the age of 32 years old, Dorothy was alive when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1987, in the year of Dorothy Jacobs's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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