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Owen A Rhodes (1925 - 1994)

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Owen A Rhodes
1925 - 1994
Born
June 26, 1925
Death
September 22, 1994
Last Known Residence
Albany, Albany County, New York 12208
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Owen A Rhodes of Albany, Albany County, New York was born on June 26, 1925, and died at age 69 years old on September 22, 1994.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 16386689

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Owen Rhodes passed away at age 69 years old on September 22, 1994. Owen A Rhodes of Albany, Albany County, New York was born on June 26, 1925.

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The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1925 - 1994 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Owen A Rhodes was born, 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 1933, by the time he was merely 8 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1946, Owen was 21 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1965, at the age of 40 years old, Owen was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1994, in the year of Owen A Rhodes's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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