Stephen Dennis (1894 - 1987)

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San Diego, San Diego County, California

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1894 - In the year that Stephen Dennis was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1895 - At the age of just 1 year old, Stephen was alive when on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

1934 - Stephen was 40 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

1950 - He was 56 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

1987 - In the year of Stephen Dennis's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Stephen Dennis passed away in February 1987 at age 92. There is no known cause of death. He was born on May 22, 1894. There is no information about Stephen's family or relationships. We know that Stephen Dennis had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California.

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