Theresa Dobbins (1909 - 1987)

Theresa Dobbins
1909 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Theresa Dobbins was born on September 16, 1909. She died in October 1987 at 78 years of age. We know that Theresa Dobbins had been residing in Valencia, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16059.

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Theresa Dobbins passed away in October 1987 at age 78. She was born on September 16, 1909. We have no information about Theresa's immediate family. We know that Theresa Dobbins had been residing in Valencia, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16059.
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In 1909, in the year that Theresa Dobbins was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1925, by the time she was 16 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1937, by the time she was 28 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1976, by the time she was 67 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1987, in the year of Theresa Dobbins'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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