Dorothy M Jackson (1943 - 2003)

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Dorothy M Jackson
1943 - 2003
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August 6, 1943
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April 26, 2003
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Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39530
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Dorothy M Jackson was born on August 6, 1943. She died on April 26, 2003 at 59 years of age. We know that Dorothy M Jackson had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39530.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Dorothy M Jackson passed away on April 26, 2003 at 59 years of age. She was born on August 6, 1943. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy M Jackson had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39530.

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In 1943, in the year that Dorothy M Jackson was born, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1958, she was merely 15 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1963, at the age of 20 years old, Dorothy was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1970, she was 27 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1987, at the age of 44 years old, Dorothy was alive when 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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