Dorothy Zuhlke (1916 - 1985)

Dorothy Zuhlke
1916 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Zuhlke was born on March 21, 1916. She died in January 1985 at 68 years old. We know that Dorothy Zuhlke had been residing in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois 62704.
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Dorothy Zuhlke died in January 1985 at age 68. She was born on March 21, 1916. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy Zuhlke had been residing in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois 62704.
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In 1916, in the year that Dorothy Zuhlke was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1948, she was 32 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1952, Dorothy was 36 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1962, Dorothy was 46 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1985, in the year of Dorothy Zuhlke's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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