Dorothy Day’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 8, 1897

Death Date

Nov 29, 1980

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Nov 29, 1980


Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Dorothy Day died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Journalist and social activist who co-founded the Catholic Worker Movement in 193. She was a devout Catholic who used religion to promote women’s suffrage and pacifism.

She was born in New York City.



“We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.” (Dorothy Day)


“The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.” (Dorothy Day)


“Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them.” (Dorothy Day)


“They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time.” (Dorothy Day)


“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?” (Dorothy Day)