Maud Edith Ashton (1874 - 1951)

Maud Edith Ashton
1874 - 1951
updated February 06, 2019
Maud Edith Ashton was born in 1874. She was born to Edith Wood Ashton and Anderson John Gerard Ashton. She died in 1951 in Camberwell, Australia at 77 years old.
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Maud Edith Ashton
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Maud Edith Ashton passed away in 1951 in Camberwell, Australia at age 77. She was born in 1874. She was born to Edith Wood Ashton and Anderson John Gerard Ashton.
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In 1874, in the year that Maud Edith Ashton was born, on May 20th, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were approved for a patent for "blue jeans with copper rivets". They charged $13.50 per dozen jeans. Although the term "jeans" was first used in 1795 - in Italy - using rivets to reinforce stress points in jeans such as pockets and the bottom of the fly was an original idea..

In 1892, Maud was 18 years old when on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1902, when she was 28 years old, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1919, Maud was 45 years old when in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1951, in the year of Maud Edith Ashton's passing, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

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