Dorothy Mae Higlee (1928 - 2000)

Dorothy Mae Higlee
1928 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Mae Higlee was born on April 17, 1928. She died on May 29, 2000 at 72 years of age. We know that Dorothy Mae Higlee had been residing in Vista, San Diego County, California 92083.

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Vista, San Diego County, California 92083
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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section Y Site C-1377B, P.o. Box 6237, in San Diego, California 92166
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Dorothy Mae Higlee died on May 29, 2000 at 72 years old. She was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section Y Site C-1377B, San Diego, California. She was born on April 17, 1928. There is no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy Mae Higlee had been residing in Vista, San Diego County, California 92083.
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In 1928, in the year that Dorothy Mae Higlee was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, when she was only 4 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1965, by the time she was 37 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1986, at the age of 58 years old, Dorothy was alive when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1996, she was 68 years old when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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