Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes)

4 Mar 1930 - 11 Apr 1985

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Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes)

4 Mar 1930 - 11 Apr 1985
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The obituary of Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes). Cemetery: Sugar Grove Cemetery, Location: Viola, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States. Birth: 4 Mar 1930, Death: 11 Apr 1985.

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Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes)

Born:
Married: 9 May 1953
Died:

Sugar Grove Cemetery

Cemetery Rd
Viola, Vernon, Wisconsin
United States

Notes

Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Roy Downing

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Life timeline of Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes)

1930
Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes) was born on 4 Mar 1930
Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes) was 16 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes) was 23 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes) was 34 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes) was 43 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Dorothy Lorraine Downing (Hughes) died on 11 Apr 1985 at the age of 55

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